SUNYLGBTQ2AI MATTERS

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When students are disowned over sexuality or gender, some colleges lend them a hand.

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“When they encounter a student who has unexpectedly dropped out of class, or who is showing the strain of working multiple jobs, professors and administrators sometimes hear a distressing explanation: My parents cut me off, and I’m not sure what I’m going to do.

Often a thread connects their stories: The students are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, and their parents have stopped supporting them financially because of their sexuality or gender identity.”

Read More: Madeline Will | The Chronicle of Higher Education

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This entry was posted on June 2, 2015 by in LGBTQ MATTERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION and tagged , , , .
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