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Lesbian/Gay friendly SUNY colleges?

jenrefenjenrefen Posts: 4Registered User New Member
edited January 2011 in SUNY - General
Hi I was wondering what SUNY colleges are gay/lesbian friendly and have a pretty active gay/lesbian group/community.

I was looking at:
SUNY Genesseo
SUNY Binghamton
SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Oswego
SUNY Oneonta

Which of these are the most lesbian friendly and have the most active gay/lesbian community?
Are there any others you would suggest I look at?
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Replies to: Lesbian/Gay friendly SUNY colleges?

  • holliesueholliesue Posts: 1,450Registered User Senior Member
    I would suggest contacting the organizations on campus that are for LGBTQ students to find out the answer to this question! I am sure they would all love to talk to you. Good luck.
  • vahevalavahevala Posts: 183Registered User Junior Member
    New Paltz seems to have a very open minded atmosphere.
  • LilyMoonLilyMoon Posts: 1,715Registered User Senior Member
    Definitely New Paltz.
  • GeneseogradGeneseograd Posts: 494Registered User Member
    You might want to post your question on Geneseo's facebook page...
  • Muffy333Muffy333 Posts: 2,092Registered User Senior Member
    When you visit colleges look at the flyers on bulletin boards and the online events calendar; you can get a feel for the kind of students who go there. And definitely talk to current students.
  • sporadicpostersporadicposter Posts: 29Registered User New Member
    I visited Geneseo back in the spring, and I saw signs and information for their Pride Alliance absolutely everywhere. It honestly seemed pretty accepting (more than I anticipated). Binghamton seems like a school where there are enough people that you would find your niche, regardless of what that may be. I can't comment on the other schools.
  • sjmoonsjmoon Posts: 60Registered User Junior Member
    Although New Paltz isn't on your list, you should really consider it.

    And if you do, then Women's Studies is definitely a recommended course.
    To be straightforward, I have never seen so many lesbian/bisexuals in one class. And I am not saying this in a negative way. I was personally amazed at how open so many students and professors were about their sexuality.
  • summerdudesummerdude Posts: 84Registered User Junior Member
    I live about 20 minutes from Geneseo at home (I go to college at SUNY Plattsburgh) and this area is overall accepting. However, Geneseo is a smaller town (although many liberal minded people live within the village) so directly outside of it people are may not be as accepting. However, in nearby Rochester, people are pretty accepting.
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