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U. Nevada, Las Vegas Now Offering Segregated Housing for Women, Blacks, LGBT

U. Nevada, Las Vegas Now Offering Segregated Housing for Women, Blacks, LGBT

“The housing options are reportedly popular among students.”

Higher education is actually setting back the Civil Rights Movement by doing things like this but it rarely gets called out.

The College Fix reports:

Public university provides exclusive housing for women, black, LGBT students

A public university in Las Vegas provides eight specialized housing halls, specifically tailoring them to fit the needs of students with numerous backgrounds or lifestyles, including nutritious students, study-intensive students and LGBT students. One floor is intended for black students.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’s various specialized residence centers have been around for a number of years. The housing options are reportedly popular among students.

Howell Town

Howell Town is the residence floor intended for black students. The hall is named for John Howell, who was the first African-American in Clark County to own land.

According to the university’s news center, Howell Town developed as the university hosted two retreats for black students in Nov. 2017 and March 2018…

Stonewall Suites

Stonewall Suites is the university residence hall that houses LGBT students.

“Stonewall gets its name from the 1969 Stonewall riots following a police raid on the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, one of the few bars in New York that welcomed the gay community. The riots were a flashpoint in the fight for LGBTQ rights,” according to the university…


The school also provides female-only housing “available to any student who chooses to live in a women-only living environment.”

The female-only housing is located in the Tonopah housing community, whose amenities include premium cable television, wireless internet and a game area.


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Water fountains?

The Friendly Grizzly | July 24, 2019 at 2:12 pm

Faster, please.

I wonder if I could get a room in the upscale female-only housing if I put on some lipstick and tell them I’m identifying as a woman this week?


Does this violate Title IX or the Fair Housing Act?

Cornell is doing the same thing, eh Professor? I just saw that they have a segregated dorm just for Latinos. Blacks and Asians get one too. (Oooops—I mean “people of color”.)