Topic: LGBTQ

UCS to provide pads, tampons

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UCS to provide pads, tampons

September 9, 2016 6 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 3 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 7 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.

Arts & Culture

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.

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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 43 comments

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