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University designates all gender restroom signs

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 8, 2016

As the fight over the right to use bathrooms according to gender identity have raged in legislatures from Florida to Texas, the University announced that “All Gender” campus restroom signs will be available in the Facilities and Services sign shop.The Chancellor and Provost Committee on Lesbian, Gay, B...

Finding freedom from a binding binary

Finding freedom from a binding binary

By Charlotte Collins

November 17, 2015

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...

Watch: C-U Pride Fest 2015

By JuYeon Kim

September 20, 2015

The C-U Pride Fest was from September 18th through the 20th. The festival celebrated individuality and freedom to love whomever. 

UI opts out of Campus Pride survey

Shawn McLoughlin gives a thumbs up to motorists who honk their horn for Gay Rights during a Gay rights rally in the Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Abigale Svoboda

September 3, 2015

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...