PROVO, Utah — A man captured on video last month using a homophobic slur and defacing chalk art messages of support for LGBTQ+ students at Brigham Young University is no longer enrolled at the school.
According to The Salt Lake Tribune, a spokesperson for the university confirmed the student is no longer enrolled but did not specify whether he dropped out or had been expelled.
Last month, in a video widely shared on social media, the young man was seen defacing chalk messages of support for LGBTQ+ people hours after people covered the campus sidewalks with loving and supportive messages for queer students.
After being questioned by the film crew, the student used homophobic language.
The university issued a statement condemning the actions and words of the student after the video went viral.
Below is the viral video. It contains explicit language and homophobic slur.
This story was originally published by Jack Helean on Scripps station KSTU in Salt Lake City.