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Patrick Henry College Professor Says ‘Homosexual Activists’ Were ‘Integral’ to Rise of Nazism

In a so-called Faith & Reason lecture delivered to the entire student body today, Patrick Henry College Professor Stephen Baskerville claimed that "homosexual activists" played an integral role in the rise of Nazism. I find it hard to understand how any... Continue Reading →

‘A Peculiar Synchrony of Message and Method and Timing’

I recently shared the full text of a letter that Dr. Graham Walker sent to Patrick Henry College Alumni about QueerPHC and the recent media attention. For the sake of brevity, I won't quote the full text below. All text... Continue Reading →

Gay and Happy: The Journey of a PHC Alumna

By Anonymous At QueerPHC, we welcome guest posts that are affirming and relevant to LGBTQ students and graduates of Patrick Henry College. To submit your own guest post, email queerphc@gmail.com. I’m an alumna of PHC, and I’m going to tell... Continue Reading →

Bishop Gene Robinson Reaches Out to Closeted PHC Students

Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, of the Diocese of New Hampshire, recently visited the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., where he spoke with former congressman Pat Murphy about Robinson's new book, God Believes in Love. Robinson spoke with Queer... Continue Reading →

Patrick Henry College Herald Tackles Homosexuality

The Patrick Henry College Herald, a student-run publication, recently published this article on out friends and family members of current students [PDF], which also features the story of a current student who describes her former relationship with a woman. It's worth... Continue Reading →

Hiding in the Closet on National Coming Out Day

To my parents: As I meet with you this week for the first time in a few months to try to stitch up the tears in our threadbare relationship, I wish that I had a few minutes to be completely... Continue Reading →

Party Platforms and LGBTQ Issues

I want to start out with the disclaimer that party platforms are not binding, but neither are they meaningless. Whether or not they accurately represent the members of the party or the policies enacted, they do provide a powerful statement... Continue Reading →

Why is Your Sexual Orientation Such a Big Deal?

I was having a drink with a good friend of mine, when she asked me why gay, lesbian, and bisexual people* made "such a big deal" of their sexual orientation. I asked her to clarify what she meant, and she... Continue Reading →

Queer People Don’t Really Exist…

At least according to spokespeople from the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). This idea isn't a new one, but it was recently restated by NOM and it came up in a conversation with a friend that I had last week. Jennifer Roback... Continue Reading →

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