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University Asks: Are You Gay or Straight?

M.Hillinger__aka__QR Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:44 AM
" It's disingenuous and is a reason Pavlich is a hack writer. " Indeed. Her sole goal is to get page views, it is not like she is writing for the Columbia Journalism Review.

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...