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Public Universities Around The Country Allow Special Cords To Gay Graduates For Being Gay
http://dailycaller.com/ ^ | 06/14/2014 | Eric Owens

Posted on 06/14/2014 7:02:19 PM PDT by massmike

College graduation is a special time in America, and it’s even more special this year if you are gay.

A number of public colleges and universities gave special recognition this year to graduating seniors who amazingly managed to complete their degrees while suffering the grueling hardship of being lesbians and homosexuals, reports Campus Reform.

Administrators at these taxpayer-funded institutions allowed gay students to attend this year’s commencement ceremonies donning caps and gowns with special honor cords.

Straight students do not appear to have been given the option of having special tassels.

The University of Missouri-Columbia hosted a separate – but equal! – “lavender graduation” for gay students.

“We host Lavender Graduation to honor the accomplishments and hardships members of the LGBTQ and Ally population have had to go through on this campus,” explains a description at the website of Mizzou’s LGBTQ Resource Center.

The announcement complains about “repeated heterosexism,” “roommate and floormate disputes,” “assigned love poems in English class” and “foreign language tests that mark us wrong for the gendered pronoun use in the ‘go on a date’ scenario.”

“All are invited to walk with us, no matter level of involvement or identities, and all friends, family, mentors, and people are invited to attend and cheer,” the description adds.

Penn State University and San Diego State University provided rainbow-tassel options for gay graduates.

Many other schools gave special cords to gay students to honor their special accomplishment of graduating while gay including the University of Arizona, Montclair State University and Virginia Commonwealth University, notes Campus Reform.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 06/14/2014 7:02:19 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

All of this homosexual worship going on in this country these days is pretty disgusting. We’re all fairies now.


2 posted on 06/14/2014 7:03:53 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: massmike
The ropes are not a big deal. A friend of mine who chose to abuse her children by sending them to public school, had graduation last week for her daughter. Her daughter had about 6 ropes all over the place. I asked what the heck all those are about and she told me that one is for volunteering, another for this and that. Nothing to do with academics. I was laughing inside. I guess it shouldn't surprise me much since this generation were given trophies for participating.
3 posted on 06/14/2014 7:05:22 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: massmike

Words fail me.


4 posted on 06/14/2014 7:08:00 PM PDT by Exit148
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To: massmike

Not surprised by this nonsense, unfortunately. Gay is the new homeless/black/whatever trendy cause of the moment.

I’m glad I’m past my college days. I have a feeling I would have ended up getting suspended for running afoul of some asinine rule or another. Especially while I lived on campus (good gravy, was I ever happy to get out of the dorms!).


5 posted on 06/14/2014 7:08:23 PM PDT by DemforBush (A repo man is always intense.)
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To: massmike

Those MO people are still trying to apologize for the 2012 nomination of Todd Akin, I almost forgot his name.


6 posted on 06/14/2014 7:08:32 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

We are coming to the day of “required” worship too.


7 posted on 06/14/2014 7:09:31 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The longer they artificially extend this the harsher the blowback will be.


8 posted on 06/14/2014 7:09:59 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: napscoordinator

One can only imagine why you’re friends with someone who “abuses her children.” Let me guess — so you can shed your grace upon her? Or at the least, bolster your own ego.


9 posted on 06/14/2014 7:11:09 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: massmike

My Chinese friends who suffered adversity under Chairman Mao said it was the CONFRONTING and adversity that made them strong. They laugh at the trends in the USA of giving wide berth and calling attention to having pity on these poor souls.


10 posted on 06/14/2014 7:11:21 PM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: workerbee

Did I say friend? Overstated....sorry. neighbor.


11 posted on 06/14/2014 7:12:24 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

Thanks for the backpedal. Ego, forward!


12 posted on 06/14/2014 7:14:21 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: massmike

Shocking.


13 posted on 06/14/2014 7:15:26 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: workerbee

Why not just say that you are a big government lover and be done with it? I refuse to send my kids to a government run place. You obviously admire people who do. Mine goes to Catholic School (yep all 4)....I imagine you cringe at such a thing.


14 posted on 06/14/2014 7:16:31 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

LOL. Keep making an ass of yourself.


15 posted on 06/14/2014 7:17:57 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee

Oh my God. Are you kidding? Are you telling me that you are conservative? I am stunned by your behavior. Seriously, you need to run to DU....you will be welcomed there.


16 posted on 06/14/2014 7:18:51 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: massmike

Homos are now an exalted class, much like the eunuchs of old. Then again, anyone who knows history knows what eventually became of the eunuchs once the peasants had had enough of court intrigue and corruption.


17 posted on 06/14/2014 7:21:06 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: massmike

http://youtu.be/RmwqnqL3Hbg


18 posted on 06/14/2014 7:26:42 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: napscoordinator

You’re the 3rd (at least) person on this board that I’ve confronted about the your cavalier “child abuse” charge, and not one of you yet has had the balls to stand up for it. Every one of you backpedals.

But, by all means, engage in these juvenile baiting/last word games if you must. It SO bolsters your image.


19 posted on 06/14/2014 7:30:12 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee; napscoordinator

I won’t backpedal. I wholeheartedly proclaim that sending children to public indoctrination centers (public schools for those who can’t interpret) is child abuse.


20 posted on 06/14/2014 7:33:02 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: rockrr

Faggies think they own the other ninety eight percent. They really do.

The dam is going to finally break, the PC Iron Curtain will ultimately fall, like it did in Eastern Europe in 1989, beginning with a single state.

There’s going to be a faggie manifestation in a red state, and the counterprotest will be gargantuan in size as faggies realize they’re not doing Gay Pride in San Francisco. Ordinary people will counterattack, and it won’t be pretty. Like the crowds that confronted the Black Panthers in Texas a few years ago.

It’s coming, folks. Another molestation by another faggie in a position of trust, and the collective rage will be unstoppable even by the likes of Obama & Eric Holder.


21 posted on 06/14/2014 7:33:55 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: ican'tbelieveit

Well, then you’re the first and I congratulate you for having the strength of your conviction! I know the majority of FReepers who have and do send their children to public school will be glad to know your low opinion of them!


22 posted on 06/14/2014 7:37:58 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee

I didn’t backpedal except to say that the parent was not a friend but a neighbor. Is that your definition of backpedaling, your dumber than I even imagined. Horrible that you have been able to hide out so long on FR. Class of 98 has been getting band lately at a huge rate. You folks are starting to crawl out of the woodwork after hibernating for years. Oh and so you are not confused......ANY PARENT WHO SENDS THEIR CHILDREN TO PUBLIC SCHOOL ARE CHILD ABUSERS and should have their kids taken away from them. Clear enough?


23 posted on 06/14/2014 7:47:41 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: massmike

Why? Why would someone’s sex life earn them anything special?


24 posted on 06/14/2014 7:50:05 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: ican'tbelieveit; workerbee

You are outstanding! God Bless you!!!!!


25 posted on 06/14/2014 7:50:33 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator
Let me just correct you:

your dumber than I even imagined should be you're dumber than I even imagined.

Perhaps the Class of 98 has been banned lately, but certainly not, as you put it, band.

And just for technicality's sake -- you misused singular subjects and collective pronouns (but I know how hard "their" is to get right).

Gee -- and YOU being the pro-education parent an' all!

26 posted on 06/14/2014 7:55:14 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: massmike
The University of Missouri-Columbia hosted a separate – but equal! – “lavender graduation” for gay students.

Isn't that "Michael Sam U"?

27 posted on 06/14/2014 7:58:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

What the heck are they yammering about, they ‘suffered’ for being gay? Yea, suuuuure they did.

I was walking out of the bank the other day, and the woman who helped set up a new account says, ‘say hi to your wife for me’. Of course she meant to say ‘daughter’. It occurred to me, as people took a glance at me, how easy it would be to play that crap up! I’m guessing 1/2 of those with these colored ropes are NOT gay, it’s all bs.


28 posted on 06/14/2014 8:13:06 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: workerbee

You better believe on this topic I hold a low opinion their decision. Public schools sexualize our children, indoctrinate kids against their family, against their faith, against the very foundation of what made this country what it is.


29 posted on 06/14/2014 8:16:29 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: workerbee

If that is important to you. I understand your priorities.


30 posted on 06/14/2014 8:24:54 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Kenny
Why? Why would someone’s sex life earn them anything special?

Leftists think they're being "open minded" and fair and tolerant. Celebrating homosexuality is the "evolved" route for humanity. However, since homosexuals CANNOT reproduce, these self-proclaimed elitists, like the Dodo Bird, are evolving humanity straight into extinction. Don't stress over the answer to the question, just fight for reason, decency and honor to prevail. Never submit to their threats, jeers and convoluted jibber jabber. Openly stand against homosexual behavior, but "pray for the gay."God's on our side.

31 posted on 06/14/2014 8:45:37 PM PDT by spindoctor
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To: massmike

grueling hardship? keep it to yourself. hardship averted


32 posted on 06/15/2014 12:12:17 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: workerbee

I know the majority of FReepers who have and do send their children to public school will be glad to know your low opinion of them!

...I note in your profile that you self describe as a Catholic...tell me, are you pleased with the state of Catholic education today...? Are you pleased with school after school shuttering its doors, for lack of enrollment due to parents being required to fund the public institutions regardless of their personal wishes...? And speaking of forced funding, are you as a public education devotee pleased with the devious practice of ‘hiding’ this funding under the guise of ‘property taxes’...? I mean, since we’re all so open and about in this society, should the public schools not just send out invoices for their services like any other industry is required to do, and have to collect their remuneration, as others must do...

...if you are indeed aligned with the practice of forcing people to ‘fund’ education with the threat of force being its primary ingredient, I ask that you defend it, rather than fall back on the lame ‘majority also does it’ excuse...let us offer that same majority an opportunity to do otherwise, and see how long the public model survives...
and by all means feel perfectly free to correct any typos I may have let slip through...I note your pleasure in doing so...


33 posted on 06/15/2014 10:06:35 AM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: massmike
The logical extension to this nonsense is to not let heterosexuals graduate at all. After all, they know nothing of "grueling hardship", being mistaken (horrors!) for a member of the opposite sex, or suffering the embarrassment of an emergency room visit in the middle of the night to have a foreign object removed from one's rectum by an insensitive doctor who had the temerity to suggest that inserting said object in the first place was "not a good idea."

Tell the heterosexuals to stay home on graduation day and enroll in "sensitivity" classes in order to graduate the following year. They also must learn to properly dance, decorate and dress.

34 posted on 06/15/2014 1:10:37 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: IrishBrigade
I'm not a "devotee". But I do get tired of seeing comments that paint every single public school situation, with the same brush. And to go into the ludicrous notion of "child abuse" is just knee-jerk ranting that should be beneath us.

I know there are terrible things going on in many public schools. But lately on FR, any positive experience is met with the hostility displayed here. As if the parents are either lying or too stupid to know "what's really going on." Whether one chooses to acknowledge it , or even finds it somehow "offensive", there are good public schools. That's just a fact. I really have to wonder if some of the commentors actually have any first-hand experience at all or are they just being "conservative cheshires."

You hit on a lot of things beyond the scope of what I was even saying here. I believe in school choice. I don't believe in the system as designed that forces you to a certain school due to your zip code, and I do think private school parents should be given tax relief or vouchers. Bring on the competition; it would improve the public schools and probably help moderate the cost of many private. Bottom line: I know families who are all public, who are all private/parochial, all home-school, and several who have used a mix of all three depending on the child and the need.

35 posted on 06/15/2014 2:43:40 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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