Georgetown University Responds to Demand for LGBTQ Housing

| January 16, 2018

PinkNews reports: The oldest Catholic university in the US has introduced LGBT-only dorm for its students.

Georgetown University, which was established in 1789, has decided to team up its traditional ethos with its progressive values and offer LGBT accommodation options for residents who desire it.

After initially rejecting proposals from the campus LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Policy Team to provide alternative accommodation for queer students, the university decided to approve the demand for the halls and offered their “congratulations” to the team that fought for it.

“Our Catholic and Jesuit values call on us to engage with ‘respect, compassion, and sensitivity’ with our LGBTQ community,” said the campus’ Vice President, Todd Olson.

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