Colleges Court Gay Students With E-Mail and Dance Parties

David Zentz for The Chronicle

Alumni represent the U. of Pennsylvania at a college fair for gay students, one of six this year organized by the national advocacy group Campus Pride. "I'm still very fond of Penn and definitely their efforts to get more LGBT students," says a 2008 graduate.
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Most college fairs don't feature drag performers in habits. But on a Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center, "sisters" mingle with prospective students in a courtyard dotted with fan palms. The recruits pick up rainbow pamphlets...

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