The Campus Climate for Gay Faculty

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Illustration by Pui Yan Fong

At a time when momentum for gay rights is growing, we asked several academics to comment on how, and whether, the campus climate has changed for lesbian and gay scholars. President Obama recently mentioned gay rights for the first time ever in an Inaugural Address. In the November elections, voters in several states approved initiatives supporting gay marriage. Meanwhile, after ending its ban on openly gay service members, the Pentagon has decided to extend certain benefits to same-sex