Posts Tagged ‘ROTC’

Frat Boys at GW Rush to Undo Homophobic Stereotypes

Beta Testing: Brothers Zelenty, Belok, and Molldrem try something new.
According to fraternal historian ­Nicholas Syrett, America’s fraternity culture has thrived on a fear of homosexuality since the 1920’s. All-male fraternal organizations, Syrett writes, “compensate for what might be perceived by outsiders as either feminine or gay behavior by enacting a masculinity [of] aggressive heterosexuality.” In [...]

Outted Gay ROTC Student Praised, Outers Vilified

Todd Belok, the George Washington University freshman who was kicked out of the university's ROTC program after two of his fellow program members reported him as gay, has receiving nothing but love from fellow students, community members, and ex-militaries since his story was published in the Hatchet earlier this month. The two fellow ROTC students [...]