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The Alliance is a student organization that has been organized to address the topic of sexual orientation at Creighton. The group intends to address sexual identity within the Catholic, Jesuit tradition and to promote the Ignatian vision which affirms the goodness, worth, and dignity of every person.

The Alliance will uphold the spirit of Catholic teaching regarding the confrontation of fears about homosexuality and the need for the Christian acceptance of all persons. In promoting equality and justice for all students, the Alliance will exemplify Catholic teaching by fostering acceptance of homosexual persons with respect, compassion, and sensitivity.

The Alliance will seek to create and maintain a safe environment for the support, education, and assistance of all students. It will work to educate the Creighton community in a variety of formats and provide support for straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students. It will provide assistance and support via counseling, group sharing, resources, and programs.

The Alliance will encourage the University community to eliminate biases against any sexual orientation via educational formats and projects. The Alliance will promote mature, values-centered decisions regarding sexuality.

The Alliance will encourage participation by students of all backgrounds to further its educational and supportive mission.

Purpose

This organization has been organized to address the topics of diversity within sex, gender, and sexual orientation at Creighton University.  This organization intends to address sexual and gender identity within the Catholic, Jesuit tradition and to promote the Ignatian vision which affirms the goodness, worth, and dignity of every person.  This organization will uphold the spirit of Catholic teaching regarding the confrontation of fears about sexual and gender identity and the need for Christian acceptance of all persons.  In promoting equality and justice for all students, this organization will exemplify Catholic teaching by fostering acceptance of all persons with respect, compassion and sensitivity regardless of sexual and gender identity.  This organization will seek to create and maintain a safe environment for the inclusion, support, education, and assistance of all students.  It will work to educate the Creighton community in a variety of formats and provide assistance and support via group sharing, resources, programming, and access to counseling.  This organization will        challenge the Creighton University community to eliminate prejudice and discrimination against people of all sexual orientations and gender identities via educational formats and projects.  This organization will encourage participation by students of all backgrounds to further its inclusive, educational, and supportive mission.

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