These signs were put around Ohio University promoting ‘Straight Pride’, and then this happened. School officials said it went “beyond free speech”. What does that even mean?
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Posters promoting a “straight pride” week at a northeast Ohio university have been removed after student leaders said the message went beyond free speech.
Youngstown State University student government leaders tell WKBN-TV they decided to remove the posters after consulting with university officials.
The posters were hung around campus earlier this week. They included profanity and promoted the event as a time to not highlight sexual orientation or differences among students. They encouraged students to “go about your day without telling everyone about how ‘different’ you are.”
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