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The students weren't celebrating their sexuality, but their conservativeness. They belonged to the Young Republican Assembly.
While the group wound up changing the name of the event because some students took offense, their decision to tag such a right-wing event with a moniker often associated with the left was no coincidence. The conservative movement on college campuses today is characterized by its adoption of concepts that the left has relied on for years. Now, when young Republicans speak out, they call for tolerance, diversity and equality -- tenets that they say have been denied them by their peers and professors... Download file "On campus, students fight to be right"