Topic: LGBTQ

Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

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Talk contextualizes LGBTQ+ incarceration, prison research

October 18, 2018 0 comments

University professors and students gathered in Friedman Hall to discuss LGBTQ+ youth and their treatment in prisons Wednesday night.

Alan Pelaez Lopez, Rommy Torrico, Soultree and Felipe Baeza spoke about art’s role in immigration activism and the intersection of queerness and immigration status.

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Queer, trans artists discuss undocumented experiences

March 2, 2018 0 comments

“For me, (art) was a way to quiet the demons inside, whether it was rage or anger or feeling lost,” said Rommy Torrico, an undocumented, queer and trans visual artist, during an event hosted by the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center and the LGBTQ Center Thursday.

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City police participate in LGBTQ+ inclusivity training

February 27, 2018 0 comments

By the end of this week, the Providence Police Department will have finished providing new LGBTQ+ inclusivity training to all of its in-service officers, said Providence Police Captain Kevin Lanni. Two hundred fifty-two Providence police officers have already completed the program, he added. 

Activists condemn policy to disregard gender identity in bathroom use

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Activists condemn policy to disregard gender identity in bathroom use

February 23, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 12, the U.S. Department of Education confirmed that it would no longer investigate claims of discrimination regarding students’ inability to use bathrooms that correspond to their gender identities, BuzzFeed first reported.

Erin Malimban ’19 played the role of Brutus in the production  “Julius Caesar: Femmes, Romans, Countrywomxn,” which ran from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12 in the Production Workshop’s Downspace.

Arts & Culture

PW’s ‘Julius Caesar’ showcases femme perspective

February 12, 2018 0 comments

Production Workshop’s imagining of “Julius Caesar” exudes power — evident from the play’s very description.

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Alok Vaid-Menon delivers intimate performance

February 12, 2018 0 comments

The LGBTQ Center brought poet and performance artist Alok Vaid-Menon to Rites and Reasons Theatre last Friday for an event in the Queer Legacy Series.

CareerLAB, LGBTQ Center host LGBTQ+ CareerCon

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CareerLAB, LGBTQ Center host LGBTQ+ CareerCon

February 11, 2018 0 comments

For many students who identify as LGBTQ+, the prospect of leaving the University after graduation comes with concerns of losing a supportive community and entering an unwelcoming work environment, said Je-Shawna Wholley, assistant director of the LGBTQ center.

Mulligan ’19: Brown should increase LGBTQ+ course offerings

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Mulligan ’19: Brown should increase LGBTQ+ course offerings

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Earlier this month, California approved textbooks that include LGBTQ+ history for use in public schools for grades K-12.

Rhode Island bill seeks to limit conversion therapy

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Rhode Island bill seeks to limit conversion therapy

March 14, 2017 0 comments

Conversion therapy has come under fire in the State Assembly of Rhode Island, where it is still a legal practice.

UCS to provide pads, tampons

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UCS to provide pads, tampons

September 9, 2016 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students began stocking non-residential men’s, women’s and gender-neutral restrooms with tampons and pads Wednesday.