Nest in Austin!
It seems in 1944 the University of Texas (Austin) had a Homosexual Nest....
...and the University President was forced to resign for not being diligent
weeding them out. I spent some time at the newspapers-com site and
this story was reported all over the country, with surprising little
the 'nest' itself, they were all fixated on the school president's alleged
I wanted to hear about the nest!
on Dr Rainey and the Aftermath
citing states that the fired professors were later rehired
also covered in the following paper
Indelible Mark: Gay Purges in Higher
Education in the 1940s
posted about this on Facebook in July 2019, and I recycle many posts
This year, my friend Brian Moon Zapcik was inspired to write from his
perspective as a former student of UTA.
is Brian's post
cited another article from a UTA student, from 2020, also inspired by