All posts tagged "LGBT"

  • Postel: We are not tearing down the Cultural Center… yet

    By Bailey Campagna — In a townhall meeting March 19, Interim President Greg Postel told students there are no plans to tear down the Cultural Center or relocate its programs. “We are not tearing this building down....

    • Posted March 20, 2018
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  • Jon Paul Higgins, Ph.D delivers pride week keynote address

    By Joseph Lyell — On Thursday, students gathered in Strickler Hall’s Middleton Auditorium to hear the LGBT Pride Week keynote address from Dr. Jon Paul Higgins. Higgins spoke about issues of the LGBT and black communities, and...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Pride Week: LGBT Center Celebrates 10 Years on Campus

    By Joseph Lyell — Oct. 25 marked the start of Pride Week at U of L, with events scheduled through Nov. 7. The nearly two-week long celebration is an observance of the LGBT Center’s 10-year anniversary. On...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • PHOTO: PINK sparkles for its 20 year anniversary

    By Roya Fathalizadeh– Celebrating its 20th anniversary, people of all races, ages and sexual orientations came together to celebrate diversity and love during PINK, U of L LGBT Center’s drag show. The drag show included performances from...

    • Posted April 1, 2017
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  • Human trafficking conference aims to raise awareness

    By Eric Matthews–    The seventh Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Conference brought students, faculty and community members together to discuss a largely invisible social issue. Hosted by the Women4Women Student Board in the SAC multipurpose room, the Feb. 8...

    • Posted February 12, 2017
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  • U of L LGBT community shows support for Orlando

    By Kyeland Jackson — After the deadly Orlando shooting which left 49 dead and dozens injured, U of L’s LGBT community has rallied to show its support. Once news of the shooting at the gay nightclub spread, the city and...

    • Posted June 17, 2016
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  • 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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  • 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 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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