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Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Jonathan S. Coley

Abstract

Although the LGBT movement has made rapid gains in the United States, LGBT people continue to face discrimination in faith communities. In this book, sociologist Jonathan S. Coley documents why and how student activists mobilize for greater inclusion at Christian colleges and universities. Drawing on interviews with student activists at a range of Christian institutions of higher learning, Coley shows that students, initially drawn to activism because of their own political, religious, or LGBT identities, are forming direct action groups that transform university policies, educational groups t ... More

Keywords: LGBT movement, Students, Activists, Activism, Direct action, Christian, Colleges, Universities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469636221
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan S. Coley, author
Monmouth College