Yale May Not Recognize Christian Fraternity
At 12:09 pm on October 12, 2012
(WNS)--A newly approved Christian fraternity at Yale University may be denied official recognition and student group funding because it plans to restrict membership to men who believe in Jesus. Just days after the leaders of Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX) announced the Yale chapter's formation, the student newspaper reported that the group "will have to change its membership rules if it intends to comply with Yale's anti-discrimination policies."
Yale's policy bans all groups affiliated with the university from discrimination based on "sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, or national or ethnic origin," although groups like Yale Law Women exclude men. Similarly, BYX -- the largest Christian fraternity in the country -- requires its brothers to be practicing Christians.