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Finding freedom from a binding binary

Finding freedom from a binding binary

By Charlotte Collins

November 17, 2015


Filed under News

Stephanie Skora’sCC hair has been a point of issue for her. She didn’t want a short cut for fear of projecting the traditional male image, consistent with the gender she was assigned at birth, but something about growing the long tresses stereotypically expected of women didn’t fit her quite right either...

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

By Abigale Svoboda

September 3, 2015


Filed under News

Seventy-four percent of University students reported they were neutral about homosexuality or were not homophobic in 2004. The University has not conducted an LGBTQ-specific campus climate survey since.However, Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping colleges create a better atmosphere...

Senate passes workplace protections for gay, transgender Americans

By Michael A. Memoli

November 7, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The Senate gave its final approval Thursday to a bill that would offer historic new protections to gay and transgender individuals in the workplace, shifting the fight now to the Republican-led House. Ten Republicans joined with all Democrats in a 64-32 vote to pass the proposed Employ...