Lexington’s Washington & Lee University was featured in an Associated Press article this month highlighting a small, but supportive community for LGBT students.
The liberal arts school opened a resource center for LGBT students in September on the second floor of a small house on campus. A big turnaround — four year’s ago, the Princeton Review, the school ranked ninth in it’s list of “LGBT-Unfriendly” campuses.
From the AP:
Members of W&L’s administration, staff and faculty, and President Kenneth Ruscio have supported reaching out to the GLBTQ community, said Washnock, Perry-Miller and Beth Curry, a counselor at the University Counseling Center.
Influential gay blogger Andrew Sullivan will debate National Organization for Marriage co-founder Maggie Gallagher on marriage equality on April 4 in Lexington, Va. Sullivan is the former editor of the New Republic as well as a former contributor to The Atlantic, and currently writes the Dish for the Daily Beast. Gallagher is known for her [...]