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Christian Colleges Are Tangled in Their Own LGBT Policies

posted on March 27, 2018

NPR’s Tom Gjelten writes, “Conservative Christian colleges, once relatively insulated from the culture war, are increasingly entangled in the same battles over LGBT rights and related social issues that have divided other institutions in America.” Administrators at conservative religious colleges fear that evolving social attitudes on sex and civil rights will ultimately be incompatible with official school views that reject homosexuality. With federal funding and tax-exempt status at risk in the long run, organizations like the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities have begun reviewing how LGBT and transgender students are treated and if policies should be changed.

Read at NPR