Biola University clarifies stance on human sexuality
Less than a week after President Barack Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage, a small group of homosexual Biola University students came out on the La Miranda, Calif., campus. Flyers posted around the campus lawn announced the presence of the previously underground group, which does not have official recognition at the Christian school.
School officials had the flyers removed almost immediately. But the next day, officials issued a statement clarifying the school‚Äôs stance on human sexuality and assuring students struggling with same-sex attraction that they are welcome in the Biola community.
‚ÄúIn the coming academic year, we will have focused dialogue and campus-wide educational forums on human sexuality,‚ÄĚ Biola President Barry Corey wrote in a letter to students, faculty, and alumni. ‚ÄúBiola sees this as an opportunity to live out what it means to be a learning community of grace...