All posts tagged "LGBT"

  • Student Opinion
    Anti-LGBT bills move southern states backwards

    By Bethany Stacy– Last summer, the United States made a huge stride toward equality for the LGBT community when the Supreme Court declared the ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. LGBT people and their allies all over the...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Hateful graffiti undermines U of L’s diversity image

    By Nick Amon– We should have a discussion. Despite a campus-wide email, it seems like no one knows about—or cares about—another instance of discrimination on campus. A close-minded Banksy wannabe spray-painted a derogatory message geared towards the...

    • Posted March 27, 2016
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  • RedBarn
    Derogatory messages written near LGBT Center

    By Phillip Lentsch– In the wake of previous racial tensions at Threlkeld Hall, another disparaging incident has hit U of L. The afternoon of March 23, Interim Provost Neville Pinto and Vice Provost Mordean Taylor-Archer sent a campus-wide...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • LGBT Alternative Thanksgiving
    LGBT Center invites students to Alternative Thanksgiving

    On Tuesday Nov. 24 U of L’s LGBT Center gathered in the Red Barn for an Alternative Thanksgiving. The LGBT Alumni Network hosted the event, and Humana’s LGBT Resource Group donated home cooked items like turkey and...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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    PINK performers are a drag

    Brian Buford, the director of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) center at U of L, described Friday evening as his “long time dream.” He referred to the LGBT program as a second home for himself. As it...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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    Cupid doesn’t discriminate, neither should you

    By Patty Cowley– When I sat down to write about Valentine’s Day and hetero-normativity for this op-ed, I found myself surprisingly stuck. Most of my adult life has been dedicated in some part to the LGBT community....

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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    Kentucky companies receive high LGBT equality ratings

    The Human Rights Campaign, the country’s largest LGBT civil rights organization, recently released its Corporate Equality Index, which assesses the climate of and benefits afforded to LGBT employees. Four Kentucky companies were ranked in the 2015 index....

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • Pride takes strides toward equality

    “Being gay is the only identity where people will hate you, your family might hate you, and God could hate you.” Words Brian Buford, the director of the LGBT Center heard when he first came out as a...

    • Posted September 28, 2014
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    What a drag (show)!

    By Simon Isham– The most sickening spectacle on campus returns for its 17th year. And in this case — and only in this case — “sickening” is a good thing! Turn with me in your drag dictionaries to “S.”...

    • Posted March 23, 2014
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  • Olympic athletes speak out against Russia’s anti-LGBTQ laws

    By Val Servino– In late June, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into action that altered the freedom of queer individuals in the country. Formally known as Article 6.21 of the Code of the Russian Federation...

    • Posted November 6, 2013
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