(THE COLLEGE FIX) — The University of Notre Dame student government recently reintroduced a once-banned pro-LGBTQ film festival to campus, prompting a mix of support, controversy and condemnation, including a petition denouncing the event with some 16,000 signatures.
The “GlobaLGBTQ+ Film Festival,” held during the first two weekends of October at the private, Catholic institution, showcased films such as “Chavela,” “Inside the Chinese Closet” and “XXY.”
The films spotlight coming out, questioning gender identity, and other pro-LGBTQ topics. One of the films, “XXY,” includes a scene that has been described as child pornography.
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