UT-Dallas is investigating a professor’s homophobic tweet with misinformation about monkeypox

The UT-Dallas Spirit Rock is painted in rainbow colors with a message reading “Here to Stay!” on July 18, 2022. LGBTQ students are calling on university officials to discipline a computer science professor who posted a homophobic tweet with misinformation about the monkeypox virus over the weekend. (Photo: Ben Torres for The Texas Tribune)

LGBTQ students want the university to take “substantive action” against the computer science professor for his tweet, which included misinformation about how the monkeypox virus spreads.

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