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University Student Government Passes Resolution Demanding ‘Permanent Space’ for This Group

Campus Reform
Written by Campus Reform
Clemson University’s student government has responded to pleas from student group leaders by passing a resolution calling for a ‘permanent space’ for the “LGBTQ+ community” on campus.
The school is not commenting on the demand, other than to say that no space has been identified for the center at this time.

Clemson University’s student government has responded to pleas from student group leaders by passing a resolution calling for a ‘permanent space’ for the “LGBTQ+ community” on campus.

The resolution laments that “there is currently no set location for this community to gather” and that “there are currently only two student organizations that support this portion of the student body,” asserting that “obtaining this space would provide an inclusive environment to welcome students of all sexual orientations and gender identities.”

The primary justification offered for the new center is Clemson’s low Campus Pride Index (CPI) score, a metric that purports to rate colleges on LGBTQ campus life.

“Clemson University has the lowest Campus Pride Index (CPI) score of all reporting universities in both the ‘Top 25 Public Universities’ and the Atlantic Coast Conference, with a 1.5 out of 5 star rating,” the resolution states, noting that “part of increasing the CPI score is contingent upon the existence of an ‘LGBT concerns office or LGBT resource center.’”

It clarifies that “this space would not be exclusive to LGBTQIA+ students,” explaining that it “would be available for use by all students, including, but not limited to, allies and those desiring to learn further about the c…

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