Harvard: Gay Power 1, ROTC 0

Gay Power 1, ROTC 0

When the Harvard-Radcliffe Undergraduate Council decided last month to allow the Reserve Officers Training Corps back on campus for the first time since its tumultuous ouster in 1969, the university's Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Student Association protested, arguing that the military discriminates against homosexuals. A week later, the council reversed itself.

That triumph two weeks ago was but one among several signs that gay power is burgeoning at Harvard. For the first time, an assistant dean, Jean Viggiani, has been delegated to deal with gay issues on campus. A tutor specializing in gay concerns has been assigned to each of Harvard's...

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