Gay: Morgan State Student Says Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Rejected Him For Being Homosexual

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Student Says Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Rejected Him For Being Gay

Morgan State University has opened an investigation into a student’s allegation that members of a fraternity he wanted to join rejected him because he is gay.

Via Baltimore Sun reports:

Brian Stewart said he dreamed of joining Morgan’s chapter of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and thought members would be impressed by his academic accomplishments — Stewart said he was a White House intern — but he was rejected the day after his interview.

He believes it is because of his sexual orientation, citing social-media messages using an anti-gay slur that someone sent him and told him were between fraternity members.

“I couldn’t even be angry because I was so hurt,” he said.

Members of the fraternity chapter and the national organization did not respond to requests for comment.

A Morgan State spokesman, Jarrett Carter Sr., said the university opened an investigation into Stewart’s allegation after he lodged a complaint last week.

“The university doesn’t tolerate or accept any kind of discrimination,” Carter said. “It’s something that the university takes very very seriously.”

Carter said that discrimination — in Greek life or elsewhere — is against university policy and that those found in violation can face disciplinary action after a review by a panel of students, faculty and staff.

Stewart, a 20-year-old senior business major, said he wanted to join Kappa Alpha Psi — Morgan’s chapter is called Alpha Iota — because his pastor and mentor from his youth was a member. He said he grew up poor in Annapolis and that his mentor had a major influence on his life.

“What he offered to me, I wanted the ability to offer that to someone else,” Stewart said.

Stewart said he is no longer interested in pledging the fraternity but that he filed a complaint because he wanted to raise awareness.

“I didn’t know I was going to have no control — that my interview meant nothing, my achievements meant nothing, because they had already made up their minds,” Stewart said.

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Kappa men are known to be pretty but this time around they’re just being petty! Do you think frats and sororities should be able to discriminate against the LGBT community?

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