Topic: LGBTQ

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Queer Alliance cancels Sex Power God party

September 23, 2014 13 comments

The Queer Alliance decided to cancel the annual Sex Power God party it usually holds during the fall semester, the group announced Monday.

Four members of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church picketed across Rhode Island, protesting the  first day of same-sex marriage legalization in Rhode Island Aug. 1.

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Anti-gay rally sparks community response

September 3, 2013 0 comments

Hundreds of counter-protesters turned out to support gay pride and same-sex marriage.

Students celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island.

After 16 years, R.I. legalizes same-sex marriage

May 24, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2013

A signature from Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 May 2 concluded a 16-year-long journey to legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island.

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Poet examines sexism, transphobia in talk

March 13, 2013 5 comments

In a lecture and spoken word pieces, author Julia Serano dug into overlapping ‘-isms.’

Brown is set to join a group of universities, including Cornell, Harvard, Stanford and Penn, that cover at least some sex reassignment surgeries.

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Student health plan to cover sex reassignment

February 6, 2013 39 comments

The change is part of a broader attempt to make U. policies more inclusive of transgender students.