Post Tagged with: "LGBTQA"

Columns, Opinion

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students
Protestors and counter protestors gather outside of the JFK building over a single mother's deportation. / Photo by Alex Melangrano.

Column: Campus activism excludes anonymous students

Both student groups and administration need to provide activism opportunities for students who need to remain anonymous.

by × February 21, 2018 × 0 comments

campus

Law school panel talks transgender rights, “politics of the toilet”
Elijah Oyenuga, Chase Strangio and Krista Miranda (left to right) discuss the unique challenges transgender people face at the doctor, in the bathroom and elsewhere. / Photo by Nicholas Hirano

Law school panel talks transgender rights, “politics of the toilet”

Members of the Northeastern community gathered for a panel discussion on obstacles faced by transgender people on account of their anatomy.

by × February 15, 2018 × 0 comments

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Northeastern students shared their experiences in the LGBTQA+ community. From left to right, Sara Atlas, Eva Hughes Maldonado, Somaiya Rowland, Sofia Benitez and Cameron Bates. / Photos by Riley Robinson and illustration by Michelle Lee
Northeastern students shared their experiences in the LGBTQA+ community. From left to right, Sara Atlas, Eva Hughes Maldonado, Somaiya Rowland, Sofia Benitez and Cameron Bates. / Photos by Riley Robinson and illustration by Michelle Lee

The Rainbow Disconnect: How the LGBTQA+ community fails to support all members

People who identify as pansexual, asexual or bisexual suffer specific types of discrimination unlike their gay and lesbian counterparts.

by × January 18, 2018 × 0 comments

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Photo by Dylan Shen
Northeastern put on the fourth annual Reach(OUT) conference, the only LGBTQA+ career conference at the undergraduate level./ Photo by Dylan Shen

Reach(OUT) promotes discussions on gender, sexuality and careers

Almost 90 students from eight universities gathered Oct. 13 and 14 for the fourth annual Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference, the only conference for LGBTQA+ professional development at the undergraduate level in the nation.

by × October 23, 2017 × 0 comments

Political Blog

creative commons

A Coming Out Day crisis? Not really.

When people come out, it’s not about politics. It’s about them and their identity. You shouldn’t take one person’s individual choice and claim it for your movement.

by × October 13, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Photo by Dylan Shen
To celebrate LGBTQA+ history month, SGA raised a newly designed pride flag over Centennial Common Oct. 2./ Photo by Dylan Shen

Modern pride flag flies over Centennial

A redesigned pride flag was raised above Centennial Common Oct. 2 in recognition of LGBTQA+ history month. The new flag features brown and black bands above the iconic rainbow stripes to highlight the experiences of people of color within the LGTBQA+ community and will fly alongside the U.S. flag for the duration of what is dubbed ‘OUTober.’

by × October 11, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Jennifer Turner gives presentation about Boston GLASS./Photo by Kaitlyn Budion
Jennifer Turner delivers a presentation about Boston GLASS at a "Break the Silence" event Friday. / Photo by Kaitlyn Budion

NU event highlights resources for LGBTQA+ sexual violence survivors

Students learned about resources available to LGBTQA+ survivors of sexual violence at Friday’s “Break the Silence” event at Northeastern’s Center for Intercultural Engagement.

by × April 19, 2017 × 1 comment

Columns, Sports

North Carolina has a strong presence in organized sports / Photo courtesy Chris Short, Creative Commons
North Carolina has a strong presence in organized sports / Photo courtesy Chris Short, Creative Commons

Column: Sports organizations should continue North Carolina boycotts

The decision to reward North Carolina sets a precedent for other states hoping to oppress the LGBTQA+ community—lawmakers in those states now know that they can pass discriminatory bills without consequences, as long as those bills aren’t too discriminatory.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

Editorials, Opinion

Reports of hateful incidents to the BPD in 2016 were categorized by The Boston Globe.

Editorial: LGBTQA+ hate reports disheartening

Even here in Boston, it proves impossible to fully escape discrimination against LGBTQA+ people.

by × March 22, 2017 × 2 comments

City

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

St. Patrick’s Day Parade faces controversy after initial ban of LGBTQA+ veterans organization

After several days of backlash, parade organizers voted unanimously to reverse their decision and allow OUTVETS to march in the parade.

by × March 17, 2017 × 2 comments