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Updated Views on the Gay Community at Notre Dame

JP202016JP202016 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I know there have been threads about this in the past, but I was wondering if anyone could provide a more updated depiction of what the gay community is like at Notre Dame and how accepted it is by the general student population. Considering Notre Dame is a Catholic university I recognize that the gay community probably does not have a huge presence, but I would just like to know how sizable the community is and how other students generally view it. I have loved Notre Dame for as long as I can remember, but I fear it may not be the school for me due to past reports of intolerance. Any insight or advice would be greatly appreciated!

Replies to: Updated Views on the Gay Community at Notre Dame

  • GianRafGianRaf Registered User Posts: 54 Junior Member
    Current freshman here, I don't really know any LGBTQ people but do know friends who have a lot of friends that are. There is even an LGBTQ house that often throws parties and even though Notre Dame is fairly conservative, I feel that most people here are accepting of gay people.
  • IrishcaliIrishcali Registered User Posts: 430 Member
    My experience through my two children who have attended, is that the student body is very accepting of all lifestyles. These are intelligent, progressive students. I don't think you would have any trouble at all.
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