Monday, April 2, 2012

California state colleges weigh asking students about sexual orientation

Los Angeles Times
By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times
March 30, 2012

The voluntary poll would come in response to a law that seeks to gauge the size of LGBT populations and whether they are being adequately served. But some question how the data would be used.

California's state colleges and universities are laying plans to ask students about their sexual orientation next year on application or enrollment forms, becoming the largest group of schools in the country to do so. The move has raised the hopes of gay activists for recognition but the concerns of others about privacy.

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