Alumni from Wheaton College have formed an organization to provide support for the gay community on the conservative Christian campus.
OneWheaton seeks to offer “a safe space” for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community, said group spokeswoman Kristin Winn. The LGBTQ community, according to Winn, is not widely accepted on campus because of the school’s official position against “homosexual behavior.”
Organizers began reaching out to students last week by passing out informational fliers outside a chapel service.
Soon after, Wheaton College President Philip Ryken sent an internal email to all students, faculty and staff that cited passages in the Bible that condemned homosexual behavior.Continue Reading on articles.chicagotribune.com