Originally invisible, the LGBTQ+ community is coming out of the closet at Pepperdine. LGBTQ+ members emerge at the University and continue to make strides for visibility and equality.
Pepperdine strives to maintain high numbers in several areas. Some students, however, find themselves in the 0% or 1% and face unique challenges because of it.
Photo courtesy of Juan Carlos Hugues As a high school student, Juan Carlos Hugues was at war with his identities. Hugues now proudly identifies as gay, Latinx and Christian, specifically Church of Christ. Hugues, a senior psychology and religion major, served as president during the 2019-2020 academic year for Crossroads — now called Crossroads Gender […]
The Senior Spotlight is a weekly series that gives seniors the opportunity to share their accomplishments and advice with the Pepperdine community. Senior Mary Buffaloe discusses her role as president of Crossroads Gender and Sexuality Alliance club and her experience studying abroad in Lausanne.
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Hear what LGBTQ+ students have to say about why they came to Pepperdine.
Through trials and tribulations, Crossroads made Pepperdine Seaver history when it became the first LGBTQ+ club to be approved by the university.
A Religion student, Religion professors and church leaders discuss and share their thoughts on the conversation around queerness and the Bible.
There are passages in the Bible that tend to be most cited by people when discussing what Scripture says about homosexuality. Here is how some interpret these passages.
Exploring the navigation of mental health, sexual orientation and faith in a world that sees one facet as being entirely separate from the other.