Old Dominion University will offer
separate housing for students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or
Under the Norfolk, Virginia
university's “living learning communities” initiative, which
groups students of similar interests together, gay students will be
given their own set of dorm rooms, WTKR.com
However, some students said they did
not believe the living arrangement was such a great idea.
“I don't think it's a good concept,
just singling them out and sticking them all together,” said Sally,
a junior at the school. “Just because you're gay is not gonna make
you have things in common with them, same as anybody else.”
“Everybody knows exactly who you
are,” said Jourdan, a freshman at Old Dominion. “It's just
calling yourself out.”
The students will receive a set of 9
dorm rooms inside of a residence hall with other students.
Old Dominion was established in 1930
and has an enrollment of over 24,000 students.
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