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Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority at University of Wyoming Initiates First Transgender Member

Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority at University of Wyoming Initiates First Transgender Member

“I feel so glad to be in a place that I think not only shares my values, but to be in a sisterhood of awesome women that want to make history.”

Wyoming is one of the most conservative states in the country, meaning this can happen anywhere.

Cowboy State Daily reports:

University of Wyoming Sorority Accepts First Transgender Member

A sorority at the University of Wyoming accepted its first openly-transgender sister in the college’s history, a student newspaper announced last week.

Artemis Langford, of Lander, became the first open-transgender student to be accepted into the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority in September, according to the Branding Iron, UW’s student newspaper.

Born male, Langford identifies as a woman and attended high school in Lander.

Langford declined to comment to Cowboy State Daily, referring the outlet to KKG’s national headquarters. The sorority did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Making History

Langford expressed joy and pride to the Branding Iron in an Oct. 12 story, saying, “I feel so glad to be in a place that I think not only shares my values, but to be in a sisterhood of awesome women that want to make history.”

Langford told the Branding Iron the sorority sisters “want to break the glass ceiling, trailblazing you know, and I certainly feel that as their first trans member, at least in the chapter, in Wyoming history.”

Kappa Kappa Gamma in a list of guidelines for sisters about LGBTQ members wrote that it is a single-gender organization comprised of people who identify as women. The sorority does not discriminate in membership selection, the document states, “except by requiring good scholarship and ethical character.”

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Comments

livefreeorpie1791 | October 20, 2022 at 9:42 am

Considering we used to call them catcha, catcha, gonorrhea when I was in school, I’m not surprised.

Well, that’s one way to kill off Greek life.

Women’s rights. Who cares? Amazing how easily they give it up in the name of woke religion.

Boola boola chicka WOW wow…

When I was in college, KKG was one of the sororities on my campus for cool, smart, pretty women…clearly, not any more!

The first KKG member … with a member.

Someone had to say it. Lucky me.