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“Say You’re ‘Gay,’ Get a Scholarship”
Speak Up ^ | August 26th, 2011

Posted on 08/26/2011 12:18:43 PM PDT by Sopater

The effort to normalize homosexual behavior on America’s college campuses continues apace. The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Elmhurst College in Illinois “has become the first institution to include a question about sexual orientation and gender identity on its undergraduate admissions application.” The reason? “To connect students with campus programs and services.”

An applicant’s answer to the question will also help the college determine eligibility for institutional scholarships given to applicants from “underrepresented groups.” A student who declares that he consider himself “to be a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered) community” will be eligible for the college’s Enrichment Scholarship, which covers one-third of tuition.

Elmhurst is a college of the United Church of Christ, perhaps the most liberal denomination to still call itself “Christian.”

If you believe, as I do, that premarital sexual behavior (including same-sex conduct) is both morally wrong and personally damaging, then you will conclude, as I do, that this is an unwelcome development. That isn’t my point. My point is this: should colleges with a different view of human sexuality also be free to “actualize” their commitments? Should they be free to deny admission to applicants who reject the Bible’s sexual ethics in word and deed? Should they be free to work lovingly with students who fall into sexual sin? Should they be free to shape their students’ beliefs about sexual morality?

ADF’s Center for Academic Freedom believes the answer is yes, and stands ready to protect the religious freedom of such colleges.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: church; elmhurst; elmhurstcollege; homosexualagenda; liberaltheology; ucc
The UCC has got to be the most liberal "christian" church that I know of. I wish they would not use the Lord's name in vain.
1 posted on 08/26/2011 12:18:46 PM PDT by Sopater
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To: Sopater

This is what we consistently see out of the left.
They always speak about “equal” rights,
but always push for SPECIAL privileges under that same banner.

Why should someone’s preference for where they rub their jubblies have anything to do with getting their college paid for?


2 posted on 08/26/2011 12:20:50 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sopater

“. . . that he considers himself . . .”?
Very poorly worded. Should be “. . . that he/she/it considers him/her/itself . . .”


3 posted on 08/26/2011 12:22:19 PM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: MrB

I guess if it’s a private college, they can do as they please... I just wish that they wouldn’t call themselves a “christian” denomination.


4 posted on 08/26/2011 12:22:34 PM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

Some colleges search for excellence.

Others search for “diversity”..

Wanna guess which one has higher academic standards?


5 posted on 08/26/2011 12:23:04 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Sopater
Soon they will close all the loopholes and one will have to prove it to a commitee.
6 posted on 08/26/2011 12:24:02 PM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: Genoa; MrB

And what makes a group “underrepresented”? Does that mean that there just aren’t enough of them around?


7 posted on 08/26/2011 12:24:29 PM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

And imagine having “gay scholarship winner” on a resume. That will be a thinly veiled dare not to hire someone and risk a discrimination lawsuit, in some states.

The world is sick.


8 posted on 08/26/2011 12:26:03 PM PDT by cvq3842
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To: Sopater

Underrepresented: present in numbers insufficient to apply pressure and exert control.


9 posted on 08/26/2011 12:26:24 PM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Sopater

The homo profs and RAs just want a list of young meat to hit on.

That’s what this is, stripped of the claptrap.


10 posted on 08/26/2011 12:29:11 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Sopater

Is the racist rabble rouser Jeremiah Wright in the UCC?


11 posted on 08/26/2011 12:29:45 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Genoa

Right...


12 posted on 08/26/2011 12:33:17 PM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Sopater

WOW, the irony of it all. The more they come out of the closet, the more WE get bent over. Assuming this is a public institution, wouldn’t it be discrimination to give preferential scholarship treatment to gays?


13 posted on 08/26/2011 12:34:14 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (A government agency is the closest thing to eternal life you'll ever see on Earth. RReagan)
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To: MrB

Get student loans, don’t pay them back, pay them the “male” figures they want to shackle them, claim you are a poor without a job. There, tank the system the way it likes being tanked... problem “solved”.


14 posted on 08/26/2011 12:36:03 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Sopater

yeah, how many people with same sex attraction disorder “should” there be?

That reminds me, I want to make sure that everyone is aware of the left’s “project 10”. They are trying to push the Big Lie that there are 10% of the population that are gay.

My libinlaw awkwardly one night try to interject that “statistic” into our conversation over dinner.

“One, where did that fit into what we were speaking about, and two, it’s not true and you know it.”


15 posted on 08/26/2011 12:36:03 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sopater

If a guy checked “bisexual”, in the belief that meant “would like to have sex with two women at once” — would that qualify him for a scholarship?


16 posted on 08/26/2011 12:40:44 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: MrB

I think that that lie came from Kinsey, and has never died despite it’s constant assault from the truth.


17 posted on 08/26/2011 12:42:23 PM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: cvq3842

[ And imagine having “gay scholarship winner” on a resume. That will be a thinly veiled dare not to hire someone and risk a discrimination lawsuit, in some states.

The world is sick. ]

True, but one could always claim to be “Bi” and use those very tools against them.


18 posted on 08/26/2011 12:44:42 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Sopater

Just say your bisexual and get the scholarship. I think everyone could do that and be honest about it. For example I am a man who normally is attracted to and has sexual relations with women, but on occasion I will perform certain sexual acts on one very special man. I don’t have to tell the college that the special man is me.


19 posted on 08/26/2011 12:52:46 PM PDT by BUGSWOL (No one was ever burned at the stake for saying the Earth was flat)
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To: MrB
“Why should someone’s preference for where they rub their jubblies have anything to do with getting their college paid for?”

I'm with you on that.

It just occurred to me that this type of liberal B.S. was completely unfathomable 20 years ago. Anybody want to predict how long it will be until universities start offering “scholarships” to kids who prefer “bestiality” as opposed to heterosexuality or homosexuality?

20 posted on 08/26/2011 12:53:35 PM PDT by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: Ernie Kaputnik
kids who prefer “bestiality”

Well, ya know... "judge not" and all that...

21 posted on 08/26/2011 12:56:48 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sopater

is there any proof of homosexuality required for students applying for the scholarship?


22 posted on 08/26/2011 12:58:14 PM PDT by Kazan
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To: GraceG

I agree! I am trying to figure out how to afford a college education for my children, it could be as simple as a checkmark in the appropriate box. Actually, in the spirit of true progressivism, let’s overwhelm the system. Perhaps claiming to be illegal or gay is the answer for the rest of us getting the “free” education our taxes are being used to fund. Perhaps that would put an end to this


23 posted on 08/26/2011 12:59:43 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: GraceG

I agree! I am trying to figure out how to afford a college education for my children, it could be as simple as a checkmark in the appropriate box. Actually, in the spirit of true progressivism, let’s overwhelm the system. Perhaps claiming to be illegal or gay is the answer for the rest of us getting the “free” education our taxes are being used to fund. Perhaps that would put an end to this


24 posted on 08/26/2011 12:59:54 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: marstegreg

Excellent - the Cloward-Piven Strategy turned against its creators!

Expropriate the expropriators, so to speak.


25 posted on 08/26/2011 1:07:29 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Genocide is the highest sacrament of socialism - "Who-whom?")
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