A student at Morgan State University who sought after admission into a Black Greek Lettered Organization on campus but was denied because he is gay spoke out about his ordeal.

Brian Stewart, who holds a 3.2 GPA, has interned at the White House and ironically, receives scholarships from Kappa Alpha Psi to attend historically black Morgan State, had long wanted to be a member of his university’s “Kappas” because his childhood pastor and mentor had been a part of the organization.

However, he says the fraternity discriminated against him as a recruit because of his sexuality: “I could not even be angry because I was so hurt,” Stewart told the Baltimore Sun.

Citing violations to “certain university regulations, procedures and policies,” the university determined that the Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi did discriminate against Stewart and now faces probation.

“During the probationary period, the chapter cannot register as an official organization or student group with the university. The chapter cannot participate in any university sponsored event or activity, and cannot sponsor or host any event on or off campus,” according to the statement Morgan State released Tuesday outlining the terms of the probation.

Stewart said he opposed his rejection to make sure other students do not endure the same discrimination.

“This is a proper course of action, mainly to raise awareness that this happens,” said Stewart.


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