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Texas Christian University Becomes First in Texas to offer LGBT Theme Housing

Congratulations to student leaders at Texas Christian University (TCU). TCU will provide theme housing for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues and is the first Texas college to do so. Campus Pride encourages colleges and universities to consider LGBT theme housing/communities as a way to support LGBT and ally students and ensure a safe living environment on campus.

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Campus Pride is quoted in the Dallas Morning News article titled “TCU to provide special housing for gay, lesbian students” by Holly Hacker on Tuesday, April 7, 2009.


Texas Christian University offers special housing for students interested in world affairs. The environment. Foreign languages. And, starting this fall, gay and lesbian issues.

TCU is apparently the first campus in the state to reserve housing for gay students and straight students who support them. And that’s earning kudos from advocates for gay students.

“It just basically says that TCU wants their campus to be safe for all students and wants everyone to feel welcomed,” said Shane Windmeyer, executive director and founder of Campus Pride. The nonprofit group supports gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender college students.

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