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It’s Complicated: The Love Lives of LGBT Students at Christian Colleges

In the past, many Christian colleges denounced LGBT relationships and went so far as to enact school policies forbidding displays of affection between students of the same sex. But since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of gay marriage, they have been forced to grapple with how to address their non-heterosexual students, often crafting policies that those students find even more confusing or restrictive.

Freelance reporter David Wheeler joins us to discuss LGBT politics on Christian college campuses and what will come next. We’re also joined by Lora Wiens, chairperson of OneWheaton, an LGBT advocacy group at Wheaton College, the evangelical school in Chicago’s western suburbs.

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