The Queer Campus serves to open communication with queer students concerning pressing issues or news related to the LGBT+ community. It also serves to educate all on LGBT+ issues, and how to better advocate for yourself and others. Anyone is welcome to write to the Queer Campus- please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breaking down why including LGBTQIA+ history is crucial to curriculum.
According to the Human Rights Campaign 2018 report 42 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth feel their community does not support them, with 92 percent saying they hear negative messages at school about being LGBT.
Studies, including one by the Columbia Mailman University School of Public Health, have found that women take longer than men to first realize they are not straight. However, once they find their identity, they come out sooner than men.
Isn’t that just bisexual? Pan, you’re attracted to kitchen utensils? Aren’t you just gay, then? These are all follow-up questions I’ve received after telling people that I’m pansexual (and explaining the term, if they weren’t sure what it meant).
Everyone has a checklist when exploring a potential colleges an option, and for many LGBTQIA+ youth, a safe environment is of utmost concern. Personally, finding a campus where I could be out and safe, which had been mutually exclusive my entire life, was incredibly important to me.
It is astonishing how many people — in person and online — believe that polyamorous pairings are the same thing as cheating. Moreover, these people think it is their job to go around letting every single person who calls themselves polyamorous know that the way they love is not right in some way.
Seeing that iconic symbol of the Red Cross evoked the memory of my own attempt to donate blood – something my Dad always urged me to do, something I was looking forward to doing, so that my perfectly healthy body and blood could be used to help someone in desperate need. When I left the building I was offered a tee-shirt declaring how I made a difference by donating. However, I couldn’t allow myself to take such a gift of thanks, for I did nothing to deserve it. I was deferred from giving my blood due to my sexual orientation.
The 2018 midterm elections have seen record breaking amounts of LGBTQIA+ candidates. Deemed "the rainbow wave," LGBTQIA+ candidates are flooding in to run for United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and for state governors.
On Tuesday, Oct. 9, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City (NYC) signed legislation allowing a third gender to be added to NYC birth certificates for those who identify as nonbinary.
Scrolling through streaming sites and trying to find a good queer movie or show to watch? This list of some queer content on streaming platforms can help you out!