Plot Summary. Most gays and lesbians were closeted, were fearful. External Reviews.
Long also created Duke's first LGBT organization geared specifically toward faculty members and employees. And supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would protect workers from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, chose to drop language protecting against discrimination on the basis of gender identity in an effort to push the bill through Congress.
As part of a larger study on the development of romantic and family relationships of young adults, the Social Science Research Institute Faculty Fellows Working Group on Family Change and Variation, which consists of nine Duke faculty members, is studying the phenomenon of "hook-ups" on campuses like Duke's.
On a pleasant October day, a multicolored archway of balloons rises like a miniature rainbow over one end of the West Campus Plaza. In years past, small groups had congregated in the Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Life and elsewhere on campus to support one another and encourage individuals questioning their sexuality to feel comfortable about the process.