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11/20/2012 11:58 am ET

UNC-Chapel Hill Adopts Gender-neutral Housing | WBTW

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have endorsed a policy which will allow students to live in dorm suites and apartments with roommates of the opposite gender beginning next school year.

The board of trustees unanimously endorsed Thursday "gender-neutral" housing. Supporters of the gender non-specific housing option say the move would help students - specifically gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students - who are being harassed and bullied in traditional on-campus housing.

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