But the more meetings she attended and the more events she talked herself into going to, little by little she began to open up. The group, she says, became her family. Without a GSA or student group to provide support and visibility, students are often left feeling alone and isolated. I think our GSA club is bigger and stronger than ever. Greytak suggests looking into community organizations for support or connecting with other likeminded individuals online as another option. So, when she got to college, she decided to join.
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A group of Wofford College students wants the school to be more accepting of gay and lesbian students. Wofford President Benjamin Dunlap will accept the evidence and decide whether to bring it before the board, which will make the decision, she said. The 31 board members are elected to four-year terms by the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, which follows the national United Methodist Church in its positions related to human sexuality. We commit ourselves to be in ministry for and with all persons. Altogether, about 13 percent of the current student body and 59 percent of the current faculty signed the petition. For instance, General Electric sponsored the stage at the annual Upstate Pride march in downtown Spartanburg last month.
Crowd attends gay-themed performance at Wofford College
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The crowd, which included men and women, students and faculty from both Wofford and USC Upstate, answered with raucous applause. The show had been scheduled at the University of South Carolina Upstate in the spring, but was canceled due to outcry from the community and state lawmakers. Two Upstate legislators, Sens. Are you a lumberjack?