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Brown Shirts at ECU

IndeePendent Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 3:34 PM
Are LGBT Republican Evangelical Christian Tea Party members and Radical Islamic militants invited to the Human Rainbow event? I mean the goal is to be inclusive, right?

East Carolina University (ECU) has launched a new campaign that attempts to pressure employees to affirm homosexuality despite their religious and moral objections to the lifestyle. Couched in the language of safety and inclusion, the program promises to brand as intolerant those who refuse to accept the university's official position on matters of private sexual morality. This is especially problematic, given that ECU is a public university.

The campaign was launched with a profoundly unwise email, sent by university employee Summer Wisdom under the subject line "Gay? Fine by me." She begins:

"This spring the LGBT Resource Office (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual...