Purple and White


by Allie Jordan, senior Millsaps student

Last semester, Jordan and her classmates were asked to complete a project exploring lived gender & sexuality at Millsaps College. Students were not asked to cover all of campus life but to focus their articles on specific areas, issues and/or people. This piece is included in this series of projects.

Author’s Note: When I decided to focus this piece on living gender and sexuality roles within the Millsaps Greek system, I sought out a diverse dialogue outside of my comfort zone. There are countless ways in which I’ve personally benefitted from the Greek system, and at the heart of any great Greek organization are great people. But this narrative piece isn’t wholly about the Greek system. It’s about people. And for us to not, at the very least, consider their challenges, aspirations, and proposals for change, would mean allowing our organizations, Greek and non, to…

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