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Alpha Delta Phi

Alpha Delta Phi website     |     Population = 62

General results

Response rate
(# | %)
Comfortable having LGBTQ
in group (1-7 ± SD)
Roommate:
LGBQ (1-7 ± SD)
Roommate:
Trans (1-7 ± SD)
LBGTQ Ally
(yes | no | unsure)
Know LBGTQ in living group
(yes | no | unsure)
Group attitude toward
LGBTQ (1-7 ± SD)
19
30.6%
6.71 ± 0.57
6.47 ± 0.78
5.94 ± 1.34
yes: 81.3%
no: 0.0%
unsure: 18.8%
yes: 47.1%
no: 17.6%
unsure: 35.3%
6.47 ± 0.70
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Language results

Frequency of word use - joking
(1-7 ± SD)
Joking reaction? Bothers - speak out
(%)
Joking reaction? Bothers - ask someone else
(%)
Joking reaction? Bothers - ignore
(%)
Joking reaction? Doesn't bother - ignore
(%)
Joking reaction? Doesn't bother - feel accepted/included
(%)
Joking reaction? Doesn't bother - join in
(%)
4.18 ± 1.69
6.3%
0.0%
25.0%
56.3%
0.0%
12.5%
Frequency of word use - derogatory
(1-7 ± SD)
Derogatory reaction? Bothers - speak out
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Bothers - ask someone else
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Bothers - ignore
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Doesn't bother - ignore
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Doesn't bother - feel accepted/included
(%)
Derogatory reaction? Doesn't bother - join in
(%)
6.82 ± 0.38
75.0%
12.5%
12.5%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%

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Comments (primary residence)

"My living group had a reputation (some time ago) for attracting gay students. While this reputation has faded with time, we have a strong alumni base and many of them are allies. I would say that the incidence of straight allies to LGBTQ individuals is high here. "

"The overall atmosphere is generally accepting of any sexuality. Even if somewhat offensive words are used, they are never used seriously and are almost always used jokingly. "

"I don't really have any remarkable experiences to tell. "

Comments (secondary residence)

"My frat is a rather racy frat when it comes to our jokes that might offend a few other groups. Normally we hold a lighter tone for guess, because we simply don't know where the line is, but for friends of the House, we go all out. If we ever cross the line, not only do we apologize but we spread the word around the house that said person would offended by this, please accommodate. I feel like this is a good policy because a lot of people have a different form of what is "politically correct" and what isn't. For example, one of friends takes pride in being called "gay" but hates being refereed to as a "lesbian" because she finds it insulting. Meanwhile another person I met, finds it vice-versa. My policy is to simply be yourself and if you cross a line, take it upon yourself to make the environment a friendly one for all. "

"One particular time at MIT, I've referred a group of transgender women as "transgender women" at a party. Offend, they shot they were simply women and proud to be. They began a man bash and making out with each other while the crowd cheered them on and boo'd at my friends and me. I said I was sorry to miss identify and they merely sneered and snide remarks. My friend lost her cool and said "Just because you get to play pretend and wear vaginas for a day, doesn't mean you have to be assholes." Now I'm not supporting what my friend said, but she has a point. While I will never understand the hardships of what it's like to homosexual or transgender, I do know that sometimes when I try to learn about the community, I've been made fun on more than one occasion. I support you guys and what you're doing, I think it's awesome. I just don't want to dissed or put down when I don't know what I did wrong to you. I recently made a transgender woman during spring break who wanted to be refereed as a "transgender woman" because she felt the term "women" was too narrow of a scope for her. All she did was correct me, very sweetly, and moved on."

"People seem to be accepting."

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