October 30, 2014

A Victory for Equality: Morehouse Offers LGBTQ Course

Posted on January 6, 2013 by in Features, News

Morehouse, a respected all-male African American college, will offer a spring 2013 course titled “A Genealogy of Black LGBT Culture and Politics.” It will be taught via video conference by Yale University professor and previous Lambda Literary Award finalist Dr. Jafari Sinclaire Allen. Morehouse student Marcus Lee wrote that to him, the course “means relief; it means stepping away from a culture of silence and stoicism, and toward one of candor and understanding.” Three years ago, the institution’s administration banned “clothing associated with women’s garb.” [HuffingtonPost] (more…)