Students, faculty, administration combat homophobia

By Kimberly Absher.
In spite of efforts made by students, staff, Multi-Cultural Services’ LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, questioning) division, and the GSA club (gay-straight alliance), some students who are gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender have said that they feel unsafe and discriminated against on campus. Some students are afraid that they will be mocked if they eat lunch in the C Building, and some students don’t feel comfortable using the BCC’s restrooms because of their sexual orientation said Lori Saffin, a BCC sociology instructor and the GSA co-club advisor. “It tears my heart open when someone will say,