And that guidance was not affected by the White House action last week. Bob Jones University and Liberty University, both conservative private institutions, have codified prohibitions on transgender identities and sexual relations outside of heterosexual marriage of the Christian variety. And while many religious colleges since have secured partial Title IX waivers from the U. Department of Education -- citing religious freedom as a reason to ignore aspects of the Obama administration LGBT guidance -- neither Bob Jones nor Liberty has pursued that option. Liberty University and its president, Jerry Falwell Jr. Bob Jones did not respond with comments before this article was published Monday.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. That shift comes as institutions across the country are grappling with the stain of racism and as internal documents show the university's share of on-campus Black students has fallen. While pushback against Falwell has simmered since his endorsement of President Donald Trump, his detractors have been an outspoken but undersized presence in Lynchburg, where Liberty has a formidable economic footprint. Indeed, McLaurin and other disheartened Black alumni have limited power to force change. Falwell's May 27 tweet, aimed at Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's mask mandate, included a picture of a mask bearing a photo of a person in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan costume. Falwell initially defended the tweet as a response to Northam's proposed cuts to online tuition assistance.
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Students at Liberty University have to sign an honor code, which describes accepted and forbidden behavior — and LGBTQ students fear they have to remain in the shadows to graduate. They had been dating for four months, but it was her first time visiting Russell on campus. Because same-sex relationships are effectively verboten at the evangelical Christian school, Russell immediately tried to pass the relationship off as platonic. These relationships are sinful.