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U.S. university urges employees to sign form saying they aren’t gay or risk being fired
Toronto Star, Nov. 4, 2011

The week in higher education
Times Higher Education (London, England), Nov. 3, 2011

Shorter University in Georgia: Gays need not apply
International Business Times, Nov. 1, 2011

Public reacts to Christian university requiring staff to sign anti-gay ‘lifestyle’ statement
The Christian Post, Oct. 31, 2011

Christian university asks staff to sign form stating they’re not gay
Daily Mail (London, England), Oct. 30, 2011



Librarian quits over school’s ‘lifestyle statement’                                                     New York Daily News May 14, 2012

Refusing to Sign                                                                                                                Inside Higher Ed May 14 2012

Faculty Refuse to Sign ‘Lifestyle Statement,’ Resign From Christian University Christian Post May 15, 2012

Shorter University’s ‘Personal Lifestyle Statement’ Which Bans Gay Employees Leads To Faculty Exodus                                                                                          Huffington Post May 18, 2012

Brains in chains                                                                                                        Baptists Today May 21, 2012

Baptist university loses third of  faculty over lifestyle statement                    Christianity Today May 22, 2012

Baptist University’s Anti-Gay Pledge Causes Faculty To Quit In Droves                    AOL Jobs May 15, 2012

Inside Higher Ed, Dec. 1, 2011

The right to be anti-gay
The Atlantic, Nov. 3, 2011

Shorter University’s lifestyle pledge
Huffington Post, Nov. 3, 2011

Baptist university in Georgia requires employees to sign statement rejecting homosexuality>
Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov. 2, 2011

Georgia University to employees: Reject premarital sex and homosexuality, or leave
Time, Nov. 2, 2011

Georgia’s Shorter University tells workers to sign pledge they are not gay
Washington Post, Nov. 1, 2011

One university’s ultimatum: Reject homosexuality or get fired
The Week, Nov. 1, 2011

Shorter University bans gay employees
Huffington Post, Nov. 1, 2011

Georgia University forces employees to sign statement rejecting homosexuality or be fired
Fox News, Oct. 31, 2011

Shorter University in Ga. requires employees to sign pledge saying they are not gay
New York Daily News, Oct. 31, 2011

A college’s ‘Lifestyle Agreement’
Washington Monthly, Oct. 30, 2011


Georgia’s Shorter University to make staff sign ‘statement of faith’ pledge
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Nov. 20, 2011

Shorter University’s president will not reconsider controversial contract
CBS TV Atlanta, Nov. 17, 2011

Shorter University adopts new controversial contract
CBS TV Atlanta, Nov. 14, 2011

Crowd protests Shorter University
Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Nov. 11, 2011

Shorter students protest lifestyle statement
WSB TV Atlanta, Nov. 10, 2011

Controversy continues at Shorter University
The Georgia Voice, Nov. 10, 2011

Georgia university makes employees sign a no-gay-sex pledge
Creative Loafing, Nov. 4, 2011

Shorter Policy Under Fire
GPB News (Georgia Public Broadcasting), Nov. 2, 2011

Shorter University stands by personal lifestyle statement, which requires employees to state they are not homosexual
WABE FM, Atlanta Public Radio, Oct. 31, 2011

Petition targets Shorter University employee pledge
11Alive TV Atlanta, Oct. 30, 2011

Shorter University requiring staffers to reject homosexuality
Atlanta Journal/Constitution, Oct. 29, 2011

College requires employees to reject homosexuality
WSB TV Atlanta, Oct. 28, 2011

Shorter University employee speaks out on new policy on homosexuality
The Georgia Voice, Oct. 28, 2011

Shorter’s employee pledge raises eyebrows
11Alive TV Atlanta, Oct. 27, 2011

Gay employees banned at Ga.’s Shorter University
The Georgia Voice, Oct. 26, 2011


Shorter librarian prepares to leave would love to stay                                                          Rome News-Tribune May 6, 2012

Students, Faculty, Former Alumni still speaking out about Shorter University Rome News-Tribune November 20, 2011

Shorter University protests
Coosa Valley News, Nov. 11, 2011

Protest at Shorter University Thursday
Coosa Valley News, Nov. 10, 2011

Two protests planned at Shorter University this week
Calhoun Times, Nov. 8, 2011

Shorter president: Employees must be “transparent”
Rome News-Tribune, Oct. 28, 2011

Shorter University Trustees adopt new logo and faith statements for the university
Rome News-Tribune, Oct. 26, 2011 – Shorter alumni relations associate director fired without cause
Rome News-Tribune, February 19, 2012

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