The day-long summit meeting was the largest-ever gathering of HBCU presidents discussing LGBTQ inclusive practices and policies, Human Rights Campaign officials said. Officials from Savannah State University and Spelman College attended the meeting, the HRC said. Yesterday’s meeting was the second annual meeting between the HRC and HBCUs.
Several colleges discussed ongoing efforts to support LGBTQ students on their campuses. The participants discussed issues such as HIV prevention, corporate diversity and supporting the families of LGBTQ HBCU prospective and current students.