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It Makes Me Wonder

by The Next Family April 22, 2011

By: Charlene Strong

I had the pleasure of speaking at Millersville University in Central Pennsylvania earlier this week. I was asked to be a part of a weeklong program called “Ending the Hate”.

It was pointed out to me that the LGBT organization on campus didn’t bother to attend. I was a bit taken aback by that and when I had time to think about it more, I guess I wasn’t surprised.

It makes me wonder why in a small school in a rural part of the country, the LGBT community would not want to pull together and participate in dialogue that address our lives.

The very sweet guidance counselor who attended (who was gay) said that he thought it was apathy. I do believe he could be correct.

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