A fraternity at the University of Texas (UT) has been accused of banning “interracial dating”, Mexicans and “fagetry”
Posted in 2007 on Flickr and earlier this week on Twitter, the Phi Gamma Delta document sets out a number of rules for pledges. It is assumed that “fagetry” refers to homosexuality.
— John Kilgore (@johnckilgore) March 9, 2015
Phi Gamma Delta last month held a racist party where the theme was reportedly "Border Patrol."
Young racists turn into older racists who SWEAR there's no bias in hiring, or school discipline or who gets opportunities or breaks in life
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) March 9, 2015
"Our dean of students has worked extensively with the [the fraternity] group to educate its members on the harm it has caused and to reconcile it to the greater community. The [members] have apologized, have been fully engaged with the dean of students’ efforts, and have reached out to Latino groups."
Powers also suggested that the rules photo may be a hoax:
"Additionally, a photo of alleged [fraternity] pledge rules has surfaced online. This ugly document appeared in 2007 and was largely believed to be a hoax even then."
Last year, the UT Austin chapter of Lambda Phi Epsilon was suspended following reports that a student had been denied a bid due to his sexual orientation.
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