Jackson State Community College: For Some LGBTQ Students, It’s the First Safe Place They’ve Known

While the world marches in the direction of equality for all, some young LGBTQ people in smaller towns still have not been able to join those ranks. But for students at Jackson State Community College (JSCC) in Jackson, Tenn., many of whom are from rural communities, an inclusive and safe space is thriving.

Kyle Peppers, president of the JSCC Human Rights Club, said he became involved because just knowing the club existed made him feel much better and safer.

Read more at Focus Mid-South.

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