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1. For those not aware of the struggles of LGBTQ students for inclusion in evangelical colleges and universities and the pattern of administrative crackdowns, I’ve published several exposés.

Here’s the most comprehensive:

feature.politicalresearch.org/the-struggle-f…

#ExposeChristianSchools
2. Evangelical colleges are as a rule quite authoritarian institutions. Here I argue that if you want to understand how the Christian Right wants to run the country, you should look at how they run their schools:

playboy.com/read/want-to-k…

#ExposeChristianSchools #FridayThoughts
4. Here are some updates on the case studies of @azusapacific and @GroveCtyCollege I’ve covered:

rewire.news/religion-dispa…

On APU also #FF @__runningerins @RSokamoto

On GCC: @thatmaddiem @jasonadauer

#ExposeChristianSchools
5. And here’s the latest I’ve published on Azusa Pacific, which has moved to harshly enforce right-wing orthodoxy among faculty and otherwise to keep faculty on a short leash:

rewire.news/religion-dispa…

#ExposeChristianSchools #FridayFeeling
6. Finally, if you see overly optimistic coverage of students pushing back against these authoritarian structures at evangelical Christian colleges in a major news outlet, please know that that coverage is almost certainly distorted. A case in point:

7. There are brave students and alumni organizing to advance the rights and safety of LGBTQ students in evangelical colleges and universities. But this does not mean that evangelical institutions are capable of substantive change, on which see the thread linked above.
8. If you value the work I do to keep you informed on topics like these and can afford to, please consider pledging $5 a month or more via @Patreon to help make this work sustainable. Major thanks to all my supporters!

patreon.com/cstroop

#ExposeChristianSchools

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