April 11, 2013
by Todd Clayton
Take Action: Biola University Professor Equates Being LGBTQ to Being Racist, Students Demand Apology
Biola University professor Erik Thoennes equated having an LGBTQ identity with being a racist at a school-sponsored panel in September of 2012. Audio of his comments were only recently released. Because LGBTQ students are at risk for expulsion at Biola, it has taken months for them to organize. However, with the help of openly-queer alum Jos Charles, a petition was finally started.