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Seattle Pacific University Suing State Over LGBTQ Discrimination Investigation

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently launched an investigation into Seattle Pacific University (SPU), a private Christian school, over its anti-LGBTQ hiring policy....

Students Demand Action Against UT Dallas Professor Who Made Homophobic Comments

The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) announced this week that it will review and investigate numerous student complaints about a professor who...

Judge Orders Yeshiva University to Recognize LGBTQ Student Group

Yeshiva University (YU) will now be required to formally recognize an LGBTQ student group following a Tuesday ruling by a New York state judge. Judge...

First LGBTQ Student Organization Chartered at Baylor University

Baylor University, a private Christian institution in Texas, recently chartered the school’s first LGBTQ student organization, Prism. The decision marks a major milestone for...

Higher Education Reacts to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Legislation

Advocates worry that the new law, while aimed at K-12 education, will also have grave repercussions for the LGBTQ higher education community. On March 28,...

Concordia University Chicago Students Protest Against Racism and Homophobia

On Tuesday, dozens of students at Concordia University Chicago, a Lutheran church-affiliated institution, protested over an alleged culture of homophobia and racism on campus...

Xavier University of Louisiana Celebrates First-Ever Pride Week

This week, Xavier University of Louisiana, a private historically Black Catholic institution, is celebrating its inaugural Pride Week to commemorate the LGBTQ community. To kick...

Universities Host National Coming Out Events

Colleges and universities across the country hosted campus events Monday to celebrate National Coming Out Day. Since 1987, the annual awareness day has been...

Former Liberty University Diversity Director Sues School for Discrimination

Liberty University is facing a discrimination lawsuit from a former employee in the school's Office of Equity and Inclusion. LeeQuan McLaurin, who worked as an...

Supreme Court Grants Victory to Transgender Student Who Sued to Use...

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a previous lower court decision that declares a Virginia school district cannot force transgender students to use...