All posts tagged "LGBT"

  • 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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    Nature vs. nurture is the wrong way to frame the gay rights debate

    By Adam Dahmer– While feedback from last month’s column on the abolition of marriage has been varied, one recurrent theme among both opponents and supporters of marital equality between heterosexual and homosexual couples, is the question as...

    • Posted September 30, 2013
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  • Actors Theatre performs a series of plays concerning dream science. They invite members of the public to share dream experiences on their website.
    2012-2013 recap: Best of the best

    By Joey Yazell– The 2012-2013 year has been filled with events and activities of all sorts with something for everyone. With the work of the Student Activities Board and sports programs, U of L had moments and...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Four out of the nine Supreme court justices are required to allow the case to be be heard, but they do not necessarily have to oppose or support the Defense of Marriage Act.
    ‘The Orientation’ Issue:’ Poised to be the case of the summer, the Defense of Marriage Act meets the ‘court of last resort’

    By Simon Isham– Name: Sonia Sotomayor Age: 58 Track record: Attempted to avoid the question of same-sex marriage in her 2009 Supreme Court nomination hearing. Remarks: “If the issue is letting the states experiment and letting the...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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