UGBC leaders are undergoing conversations with the University administration about ways BC can better support its students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. While conversations are ongoing, BC has no plans to establish an LGBTQ+ resource center in the near future, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore and Director of Student Outreach and Support Caroline Davis.
“Boston College has a socially conservative and Roman Catholic identity, which only contributes to a culture of anti-queerness, which can exacerbate this problem,” said Hugh McMahon, UGBC Senator and MCAS ’20.
The Elections Committee is hosting a debate on diversity and inclusion on Tuesday evening, as well as a final debate on Feb. 11.
Gregg Cassin, founder of Appalachia Volunteers, will come to BC this week to talk about the importance of self-acceptance in overcoming challenging times.