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University Asks: Are You Gay or Straight?

B1RD Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:16 AM
So, the purpose of gathering all the data form our existence is just an honest attempt to make our lives better? REheee-aaallllY? Are you stupid or what! (not a question) There is always a purpose that which we, the data donors, do not know and if we did we would be so very angry!

The University of Iowa has become the first public institution of higher learning to ask students about their sexual orientation during the application process for admission.

The University of Iowa has become the first public U.S. university to ask incoming students about their sexual orientation and gender identity so they can be connected to relevant services once enrolled, the school said on Wednesday.

University officials said in a statement that their admissions office began asking those optional questions this fall in applications for entry.

The university's decision places it in...