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Being Gay at Ithaca



I was delighted to see ICView raising awareness about the experience of being gay at Ithaca. As someone who continues to advocate for LGBT college students through my work, I know there is still a great need for support and community education.

Although I was not the first of IC's openly gay student body presidents, I was actually surprised there was no backlash to my...

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I wanted to take time to thank the editor of ICView for the terrific article, "Being Gay at Ithaca."

As an alumna and a former employee in the student affairs division, I know the wealth of varied backgrounds, identities, and experiences of IC students. I believe the ability to accept and integrate all parts of oneself is just as important as the ability to empathize...

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I wanted to thank you for writing the piece on being gay at Ithaca.

I was not comfortable being out when I was a student there in the early 1990s, feeling much social pressure and hearing many oppressive statements.

I am glad to see that the school is addressing this issue head-on and not assuming that it is not an issue anymore. This makes me much more comfortable when...

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