Great news for Notre Dame LGBT students


Great news for Notre Dame’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender student body: officials have announced plans for university-recognized LGBT student organization. The South Bend Tribune reports that the group was announced as part of a “comprehensive pastoral plan” that includes more support and services for LGBT students and allies. That university-wide plan also includes an array of initiatives based on the University of Notre Dame’s Catholic mission, the publication notes.

Though not a club or an advocacy group, the organization will reportedly be open to any student. “Here at Notre Dame, a club is actually in a sense a temporary structure,” Erin Hoffmann Harding, vice president for Student Affairs, told The Observer. β€œIt continues and does programming at the interest of the club itself. So our organizations have more permanence and more stature.”

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