79 minutes | Jul 6, 2021

022 - Luke Willson | Gay On Campus at Liberty University

Today we get to share an incredible conversation we had with Luke Wilson.  Luke is one of the leading voices talking about the discrimination of LGBTQ+ students and private religious universities. He is a part of a class action known as The REAP (https://www.thereap.org/) which is looking to end the mistreatment of LGBTQ+ students at schools who receive federal tax payer funding.  Luke holds a BA in English, summa cum laude, from Liberty University, an MA in English from McMaster University, and an MTS from Vanderbilt University. He is a PhD Candidate in Comparative Studies at Florida Atlantic University, a Dissertation Fellow through the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and a Sessional Lecturer at University of Toronto. You can read Luke's piece in The Advocate (mentioned in the episode) HERE: https://www.advocate.com/commentary/2021/5/13/gay-man-says-he-was-tormented-liberty-university-now-hes-suing The interview Luke did on Kevin Garcia's A Tiny Revolution Podcast (mentioned in the episode) can be found HERE: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Qtmzf3G0LGxwslKzRFUkt?si=sZVBiGrhSna10ghH2s05jg&dl_branch=1 Follow Luke on Instagram @LukeSlamDunkWilson Follow Luke on Twitter @Wilson_fw We mentioned our audio producer Cody Coffey in this episode and dedicated this episode to his recently departed feline partner in crime. If you feel like throwing Cody some cash for all he does for the show you can Venmo him @codywcoffey. 
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