UNC-W Promotes Pro-Homosexual Churches
The campus’ LGBTQIA resource office website links to the official homosexual student group, UNCW PRIDE, where two churches are specifically acknowledged for affirming and accepting homosexuality. A link from that page direct visitors to a list on OutWilmington.com’s web page, which lists seven “affirming and open congregations” in the Wilmington area. The LGBTQIA resource office describes its work “to create a safe and inclusive environment for the LGBTQIA community and contribute to a culturally rich campus [while working] both to raise awareness and inclusion of sexual and gender minorities and to provide information, referral, support, and programming to the UNCW Community.” It includes the following list of services:
Special Report - August 16, 2011
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has prepared a list of homosexuality affirming churches in the area to provide to students, raising concerns that taxpayer funds are being used for the promotion of the homosexual lifestyle. The list is “part of a broader guide to gay-friendly businesses, nonprofits, health centers and other services in the area” intended for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender staff and faculty, according to a report by FoxNews.com. In a recent column, UNCW Professor Mike Adams explains that the University’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, and Allied (LGBTQIA) resource office printed “lists of approved gay-friendly churches using official university letter-head. Then they circulate[d] their approved church list on state-owned computers to other state employees who then recommend the approved churches to their students.” The list distributed on August 8th included a Presbyterian church, a Lutheran church, and a Unitarian Universalist church.
- Educational and cultural programs
- Academic support for students
- Safe Zone Ally Training
- Liaison with PRIDE student organization
- Advocacy and community engagement
- Social justice and diversity education
- Resources in media and print.
“Public universities in North Carolina should be wisely using taxpayer resources to focus on providing a quality education to students, not promoting a political agenda of social engineering by telling students where to attend church,” said Bill Brooks, president of the North Carolina Family Policy Council.
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