For Gay Students, More Room on Campuses

After high-profile incidents, colleges improve resources, even as discrimination persists

Erik Jacobs for The Chronicle

Andrew Winters (right), GLBT adviser at the U. of Rhode Island, chats with students. "You bet we're making progress," he says of people in roles like his across the country. "But there's so much on our campuses that still needs to be addressed."
March 06, 2011

On the ground floor of an unsought dormitory at the University of Rhode Island, in two conjoined rooms, dream catchers hang in a window, a rainbow flag on the wall. The gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students who spend so many hours here…

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