According to two separate accounts which surfaced via KDKA News
in the United States, the unidentified teacher is alleged to have
denounced same-sex relationships during busy lectures over several
In the most recent incident, she supposedly said being gay is
"disgusting, unnatural, and abnormal."
According to lesbian grad student Christina Santiago, the
professor also complained about being forced to take part in
diversity training to the amusement of other students in the
Alum Michael Heller told KDKA News that he also faced the same
professor five years earlier. She then apparently said: "God
created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve," and that being gay was
Heller said the professor added that "anybody that was gay was
going to burn in hell, and that's what they deserved."
A statement from the university's faculty union read: "We
understand that [these] accusations are serious and need to be
investigated by the university.
"At the same time, we advocate for the rights of the faculty and
the processes for investigating complaints against faculty must be