Higher Education News and Jobs

Lavender Law Conference to Address Landmark SCOTUS Decisions

by Lois Elfman | August 8, 2013
The upcoming conference of the National LGBT Bar Association will give academics a chance to di [...] Read more

Support Grows for Gay Athletes at UGA

by Marc Weiszer, The Athens Banner-Herald | July 21, 2013
Though student-athletes at the University of Georgia are not publicly revealing their sexual or [...] Read more

Educators Discuss Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ Students

by Lydia Lum | June 30, 2013
The “Expanding the Circle” summer institute offered best practices and initiatives in acade [...] Read more

60K Sign Petition in Support of College Student Expelled for Being Gay

by Lois Elfman | June 18, 2013
A former student who was expelled for being a lesbian receives enormous online support followin [...] Read more

Reflections on Increased Visibility of Lesbian and Gay Leaders in Higher Education

by Rebecca Dolinsky | March 24, 2013
I also want to celebrate and mark the positive shifts when we see them, such as increased visib [...] Read more

Peering Though the Kaleidoscope

by William J. Ford | September 27, 2012
Andy Herrera of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is known as a strong advocate for underre [...] Read more
CUNY Panel Explores Challenges Facing Black Gay Males in Higher Education

CUNY Panel Explores Challenges Facing Black Gay Males in Higher Education

by Lois Elfman | November 18, 2011
Safe spaces, positive role models and conversation are instrumental in improving college gradua [...] Read more
Most Colleges Not Ready To Ask About LGBT Status

Most Colleges Not Ready To Ask About LGBT Status

by Tammy Webber, Associated Press | October 14, 2011
Advocates say that, besides being a recruiting tool to help diversify campuses, openly assessin [...] Read more
Coming Out: The Story of One Openly Gay Athlete

Coming Out: The Story of One Openly Gay Athlete

by Associated Press | April 12, 2011
For all of the progress gays and lesbians have made in America, from the legalization of gay ma [...] Read more
Report: Study of gay, transgender health needed

Report: Study of gay, transgender health needed

| April 5, 2011
Scientists only recently learned how certain diseases affect women differently than men, and [...] Read more

Desegregation Offers Lessons for Gay Troops Debate

by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press | November 1, 2010
 Though the military may now seem to lag behind America's acceptance of gays in civilian l [...] Read more

Support, Counseling, Education Urged for Gay Youth

by Leanne Italie, Associated Press Writer | October 5, 2010
Support and other resources for gay young people are out there, sometimes only a click or a pho [...] Read more

Convention Panel Encourages Gay Chancellors, Presidents to Remain Open About Their Sexual Orientation

by Lydia Lum | October 9, 2009
Since age 26, Dr. David Wain Coon has been open personally and professionally about his sexual [...] Read more
Non-Discrimination Policies and Support Groups Help Ease Campus Life for Gay and Lesbian Students at HBCUs

Non-Discrimination Policies and Support Groups Help Ease Campus Life for Gay and Lesbian Students at HBCUs

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | July 7, 2009
Earlier this year, a group of gay and lesbian students at Winston-Salem State University, a mid [...] Read more
Gainesville, Fla., Votes on Gay Discrimination Ban

Gainesville, Fla., Votes on Gay Discrimination Ban

by Associated Press | March 25, 2009
Voters in this university city went to the polls Tuesday in an election that could strip the lo [...] Read more