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After backlash, Azusa Pacific University reinstates ban on gay romance

Courtney Fredericks is an LGBT student leader at Azusa Pacific University.
Courtney Fredericks is an LGBT student leader at Azusa Pacific University.
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For months,  LGBT students on the campus of the evangelical Christian university, Azusa Pacific, negotiated with the administration about expanding their rights on campus. 

The group thought they were about to come out of the shadows. Instead, after criticism from inside and outside the university, Azusa Pacific's board of trustees nixed the changes.

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