Harvard University has put a Christian student group on “administrative probation,” allegedly in response to the group’s decision to ask a female leader to resign once it was learned that she’s in a lesbian relationship.
Harvard College Faith & Action, a Christian student group based at the Ivy League school, was put on administrative probation following their decision, although the university itself has not specified a reason for the punishment, according to The Boston Globe.
“[A Harvard spokesman] said that if the club re-registers as a student organization next spring it will have to show that it is in compliance with the university’s ‘nondiscrimination principals,'” noted the Globe.
According to the campus publication The Crimson, the probation and the resignation of the lesbian leader are linked.
“The decision to suspend HCFA, though, is almost certainly tied to the September 2017 resignation of a female bisexual former assistant Bible course leader,” The Crimson reported earlier this week.
“HCFA leadership asked the woman to step down from her position after they learned she was dating another female student — violating guidelines laid out in the Harvard College Student Handbook, which stipulates recognized campus student groups cannot discriminate on the basis of ‘sexual orientation.'”
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Source: Christian Post