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Oberlin College Celebrates 'Year of the Queer'

Esther46 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:00 AM
Schools and colleges sure have changed. Instead of teaching an academic agenda, they are teaching a sexual agenda. No wonder our society is becoming dumb-downed. Glad that my adult sons missed this era and it's the only time that I'm glad that I don't have grandchildren!
iWillNotBeOppressed Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 2:55 AM
I'm a gay man currently in college and I'm learning biology, chemistry, advanced calculus, United States History, how to use an MRI machine, how to deliver effective scientific presentations, etc... I can't think of what else that would be other than an "academic agenda".
Liberal arts colleges these days often promote alternative lifestyles with the implementation of Sexuality, Gender and Queer Studies programs in their course catalogues. Instead of the typical English, math or science course, students can now enroll in classes such as “Sexual Justice: Lesbians, Gays and the Law” at DePaul University, or Portland State University’s “Lesbian Literature.” But, this semester Oberlin College is taking education in gay culture to a whole new level by dubbing 2012 the Year of the Queer.

During the 2012-13 academic year, Oberlin is celebrating homosexuality with an interdisciplinary series of academic courses, events, performances and...