From: campusreform.org, by Nikita Vladimirov, on Jun 12, 2017
Old Dominion University’s Safe Space Committee provides a number of initiatives for students and faculty, such as LGBT groups, activist events, and networks.
Old Dominion University’s “Safe Space Committee” is seeking to cultivate a climate of diversity by reducing “homophobia, transphobia and heterosexism” on campus.
According to the committee’s website, the organization is dedicated “to a vision of a community that is open, safe, and accepting to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning people and allies.”
Heterosexism, a term that commonly appears in the gender studies literature, relates to the alleged prejudice against homosexuals based on the idea that heterosexuality is the more desirable form of sexual orientation.
To curb heterosexism and other forms of alleged discrimination, the Committee provides training courses and educational programs for the university’s students and faculty.
The training initiatives include programs such as the Safe Space Ally Certification, Student Ally Certification, and LGBTQ 101.
The programs are mainly designed to “educate the community on issues/trends/concerns with LGBTQ students, faculty and staff” and “provide an overview of what it means to be an ‘ally’ for any ODU faculty, staff or student.”
The Safe Space Committee’s website provides a detailed list of various initiatives for students and faculty, including other LGBT groups, activist events, and networks.
The website also touts the “Spectrum Living-Learning Community,” that is said to be “ideal for students wanting to embrace diversity in a safe and affirming environment” for LGBTQ+ students.
The campus housing community further encourages residents “to freely explore issues of gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and the intersection of those while advocating for awareness and social justice.”
All university students “who wish to live in and advocate for a safe environment for gender identity and expression” are eligible for the housing program. The initiative also contains a “course requirement” section that allows participating students to “choose from various experiences to fulfill requirements of living in the community.”
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Oh, my God, I’ve heard it all now. The “brain surgeons” on this “safe space” committee are trying to minimize, by re-education, “the ridiculous and obsolete notion” [sarcasm] that heterosexism is preferable to homosexualism. Here are clips from their quoted statements: “based on the idea that heterosexuality is the more desirable form of sexual orientation,” and “To curb heterosexism and other forms of alleged discrimination, the Committee provides training courses and educational programs for the university’s students and faculty.”
The “safe space” committee is supposedly dedicated “to a vision of a community that is open, safe, and accepting to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning people and allies.” That about covers everybody except heterosexual (NORMAL) people. I guess what they’re doing is providing a club room so all of the loonies can get together and bitch and moan about the inequality of it all.
All of these Save the Unicorns snowflakes will be in for a rude awakening when they enter the outside world – at least the ones who escape academia and try the business world. They’ll soon find that all of their Female Studies, Gender Studies, Black Studies, and other nonsensical degrees will be worth less than a fish fart. Good damn luck with that, snowflakes, you’ve got it coming.