Topic: LGBTQ

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.

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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.

Medical School gets first gender-inclusive bathroom

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Medical School gets first gender-inclusive bathroom

March 22, 2016 0 comments

The Alpert Medical School gained its first gender-inclusive bathroom after prompting by medical students.

Undergrads develop LGBTQ-focused medical concentration

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Undergrads develop LGBTQ-focused medical concentration

February 9, 2016 0 comments

Warren Alpert Medical School students now have the opportunity to undertake extracurricular studies in LGBTQ healthcare and advocacy.

Award-winning director Eliaichi Kimaro talked about race and identity in relation to her documentray “A Lot Like You” in a lecture sponsored by Black Heritage Series and the Brown Center for Students of Color.

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Filmmaker discusses personal history, identity as queer black woman

February 25, 2015 0 comments

Kimaro did not screen her film but spoke about the varied dimensions of black identity in a lecture that formed part of the Black Heritage Series.