Texas College Bans Gay Athletes From Dating, Supporting Marriage Equality

NCAA Division III school LeTourneau University has made a gross update to its policies: gay athletes are forbidden from dating (unless their dates are opposite-sex), and any athlete risks dismissal if they support marriage equality. 

The policy is made known in the newest edition of the student-athlete handbook, which reads:

Consistent with our desire to celebrate and model a Scriptural approach to sexuality;, the University prohibits same-sex dating behaviors and public advocacy for the position that sex outside of a biblically-defined marriage is morally acceptable.

Outsports has more:

The addition of the anti-gay language is new for the school. The student-athlete handbook from the 2011-12 academic year did not contain any reference to homosexuality. The movement by trustees and administrations to explicitly marginalize LGBT students on college campuses across the country is growing, even as students and faculty become increasingly accepting. Recent episodes at Erskine CollegeHillsdale College and an unnamed Christian school in the South have been particularly troubling.

LeTourneau Univ. is an inter-denominational Christian school in Longview, Texas, an hour west of Shreveport, La. The school's enrollment is a couple thousand students.

Hypocritically, LaTourneau University's handbook also claims that the school stands for  "Commitment, Excellence, Integrity, Respect, Community."

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Rick Lopez is an embarrassment to the gay community. . He's also an utter moron.

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Your words mean nothing when you're too much of a coward to speak without anonymity. 

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Use a better photo. WTF is on their faces?! Ugh! Your Editor sucks!

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Get with it, Rick Lopez. You're embarrassing.

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Fuck you cunt. It's a shitty photo and not even mentioned in the article or given context. Sorry you don't know shit about print publishing or web publishing, fuckwad.

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Apparently you don't know shit about college athletics... meet Michael Sam and his bf kissing after he was drafted to the nfl... a gay collegiate athlete... thus actually very much pertinent to the article... asshat...

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Cake. That stuff is cake. From a gay wedding, and thus pertaining to the articles subject.
 

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That's actually Michael Sam and Vito Cammisano when he was drafted and they kissed on ESPN after they smashed cake in each other's face

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