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Don’t Read Gay: College Funding On the Chopping Block Over Gay Memoir

The College of Charleston in South Carolina is facing a $52,000 budget cut due to its assignment of the memoir Fun Home as part of the College Reads! program. The memoir, written by Alison Bechdel, depicts her life growing up … Continue reading

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UMKC Offers PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship for Gay AND Straight Students

From Queerty: In an effort to provide financial aide to college students struggling with a lack of familial support, The University of Missouri Kansas City offers a unique need-based scholarship—the PRIDE Empowerment Scholarship—for gay and straight students who have been … Continue reading

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IA Community College Could Face Defunding for Sponsorship of LGBT Youth Conference

From Queerty: Anti-gay bullying has usually been something even ardent conservatives have come out against. Usually, but not in the case of more than a dozen Republican legislators in Iowa, who are threatening to defund a community college unless it … Continue reading

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