Conservative commentator and former candidate for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, Alan Keyes has thrown his 19-year old daughter, Maya, out of the house
because she is a lesbian. He has also cut off her college tuition. Maya has been admitted to Brown and had deferred admission so that she could work on her father's campaign. Maya is quoted as noting that "most parents would be thrilled to have a child who doesn't smoke, have sex, do drugs, hardly drinks. . . , does well in school, gets good grades, gets into the Ivy League. . . , goes regularly to church, spends free time mentoring kids." Maya's tuition for next year will be paid by the Point Foundation, a San Francisco charity that aids gay and lesbian students that have been disowned by their families.