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Beyond the bubble

Ginny Pauwels | Tuesday, January 19, 2010

 I think the editors of The Observer should be aware that the controversy regarding a recent cartoon has moved beyond the Notre Dame community. A friend of mine who is a member of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) in Detroit asked me what I thought about the cartoon. I have often used Notre Dame as an example of a Catholic community that cares for all people and discriminates against none. It is sad that The Observer allowed such a cartoon to be printed. I’m going to try to reassure my GLBT friends that it was a mistake and does not reflect the true spirit of Notre Dame.

 
Ginny Pauwels
spouse of 1972 alumnus 
parent of 2009 alumnus
Jan. 16