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McCormick Hall

McCormick Hall website     |     Population = 229

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)
87
38.0%
5.74 ± 1.66
4.87 ± 1.87
4.28 ± 2.02
yes: 61.7%
no: 11.1%
unsure: 27.2%
yes: 17.1%
no: 50.0%
unsure: 32.9%
5.00 ± 1.29
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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
(%)
6.17 ± 1.36
11.9%
7.1%
52.4%
23.8%
4.8%
0.0%
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
(%)
6.54 ± 1.31
55.9%
5.9%
23.5%
8.8%
2.9%
2.9%

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Comments (primary residence)

"I've found a lot of people living in McCormick to be very conservative and a bit closed minded. For this reason, I plan on moving out next semester. In Sigma Kappa I feel the vast majority of girls are extremely accepting."

"At McCormick, it sometimes feels like there are no LGBTQ people at all. I don't know anyone who is openly LGBTQ and it's not something that I've ever heard discussed. I believe that this may stem from the conservative culture at McCormick, since we are the only all female undergraduate dorm on campus. I don't know how my suite/floormates would reacts to an LGBTQ individual. I am optimistic that they would be accepting, but I don't have much to go by either way. A lot of people I know in McCormick are fairly religious (ie. go to church regularly, consider religion to be a significant part of their life) and I am concerned that some of these people would be less accepting of an LGBTQ person."

"I feel like McCormick is a generally accepting and welcoming place, regardless of your sexual orientation. Although I don't personally know of anyone living in McCormick who is openly LBGTQ, I wouldn't think they would be treated any differently than anyone else."

"I lived in pika (ILG) over the summer and found them to be EXTREMELY accepting of any "non-traditional" lifestyles. In McCormick, there tend to be 2 distinct groups, one of which is very conservative and the other much more open and accepting."

"In all honesty, there aren't a whole lot of "out" LGBTQ people in McCormick. People don't normally say derogatory things, but at the same time, no one really brings up the topic of LGBTQ, either. Based on the Tech's religion survey and my personal experience, we have a lot of residents from conservative religious backgrounds, and I don't think a lot of them would be all that accepting of someone LGBTQ (and their parents would definitely be upset). In particular, given that this is an all-female dorm, I don't think a transgender student would be happy living here."

Comments (secondary residence)

"At McCormick, it sometimes feels like there are no LGBTQ people at all. I don't know anyone who is openly LGBTQ and it's not something that I've ever heard discussed. I believe that this may stem from the conservative culture at McCormick, since we are the only all female undergraduate dorm on campus. I don't know how my suite/floormates would reacts to an LGBTQ individual. I am optimistic that they would be accepting, but I don't have much to go by either way. A lot of people I know in McCormick are fairly religious (ie. go to church regularly, consider religion to be a significant part of their life) and I am concerned that some of these people would be less accepting of an LGBTQ person."

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