Sorority now accepting transgender women

Posted at 8:00 PM, Mar 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-17 10:26:17-04

 A sorority with a chapter at Michigan State University is becoming more inclusive.

Alpha Chi Omega's National office announced Wednesday that it will allow transgender students to join as long as they identify as women.

The sorority's MSU chapter chose not to comment but the national office says the world is changing and now is the time for the organization to take a stand.

"We do recognize that for some of our sisters embracing this position means adopting a new mindset," said Angela Costely Harris, National President of Alpha Chi Omega. "As our understanding of gender identity evolves so must Alpha Chi Omega."