All posts tagged "LGBTQ"

  • Queer writers let their voices be heard

    By Kyla Thomas — The last week of September at U of L was Pride Week, which meant amazing LGBTQ+ friendly events all over campus. On Sept. 26, students in the LGBTQ+ writing group were excited to...

    • Posted October 5, 2018
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  • Shades throw a Kiki on the Lawn

    By Micah Ledford —  Kiki on the Lawn kick-started Pride Week on Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the Red Barn.  The event had free food, queer trivia and a drag show. Special guests performed including Kashmeer St. James,...

    • Posted September 29, 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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  • U of L responds to President’s transgender military ban

    By Shelby Brown — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis released a statement Aug. 29 regarding the military service of transgender individuals. According to the statement, a “panel of experts” will assemble to determine next steps. The directive hits...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Protesters demand Pence listen to health care concerns

    By Shelby Brown– U of L students and alumni joined hundreds of protesters when Vice President Mike Pence visited Louisville March 11. Pence met with Governor Matt Bevin and local business leaders at Harshaw Trane Energy Management....

    • Posted March 11, 2017
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  • Trump inauguration stirs responses from activists

    By Paul Logsdon– There is no doubt that the 2017 presidential election has been anything short of controversial. With the inauguration of President Donald Trump Jan. 20, many were either celebrating or coming together to make their...

    • Posted January 24, 2017
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  • Behind closed doors: transgender bill endangers students

    By Jahnai Brown — Behind closed stalls, for lack of better words, we find ourselves in a very personal and intimate situation. Restroom stalls hide us away from the view of others, allowing us a place to...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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