Monday, November 24, 2014


Students who are against Goshen College's hiring policy believe that it discriminates against GLBTQ people. They wear purple shirts like this to show their opinion. (Photo provided)

Students who support Goshen College's hiring policy wear this bright yellow T-shirt. (Photo provided)

Goshen College staff member Tabi Berkey posted this open letter on Facebook announcing her resignation over the college's policy against hiring people in LBGTQ relationships.
Readers react: Goshen College hiring practice questioned, defended after lesbian staffer quits
Posted on May 20, 2014 at 4:11 p.m.

Goshen College library staffer Tabi Berkey posted to Facebook yesterday that she quit her job with the school so she could live more openly as a lesbian. Readers quickly reacted to the story and complex discussion about religion and equal rights quickly unfolded.

Read the entire initial story about Berkey’s announcement here.

The school’s hiring practice has an increasingly visible subject. Read more here: 

Goshen College's GLBTQ hiring practices questioned by students

Goshen College students wear shirts for, against school's hiring policy