I was very happy to read the extremely well done article on “Being Gay at Ithaca” (2009/2).
Having come out my freshman year at Ithaca, I went on to be part of a small but vocal gay-rights organization. In 1979, we actually held a rally on campus, then marched to the administration building, where we held a sit-in in President Whalen’s office. The issue? Inclusion of...