‘Worst List’ names 180 colleges that are ‘unsafe’ for LGBTQ students

By: | October 27, 2021

An LGBTQ nonprofit on Monday released its annual Worst List naming 180 colleges and universities as “the absolute worst, most unsafe campuses for LGBTQ youth.”

Campus Pride, which advocates for LGBTQ inclusivity and safety at U.S. colleges and universities, added 50 universities to the list since last year — the most extensive update since the list started in 2015, according to the organization.

The list includes colleges and universities that have either received or applied for a religious exemption to Title IX, a federal law that protects students from discrimination in federally funded schools or have a “demonstrated history of anti-LGBTQ policies, programs and practices,” according to a news release.

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