Topic: gender

Salamon is a winner of the Lambda Literary Award in 2011 and is the author of “The Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia,” which was published in 2018.

Arts & Culture

Princeton professor shares research on gender identity, U.S. judiciary system

December 3, 2019 0 comments

Gayle Salamon, professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University, visited the University’s English department yesterday to share her research on the relationship between gender identity and sexual orientation in the American judiciary system.

The app, released by Computing & Information Services, will help users locate the over 200 gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus.

News, University News

University app features gender inclusive restroom map

November 8, 2019 0 comments

In support of efforts to ensure every non-residential campus building has gender inclusive restrooms, the University launched a new mobile application called BrownU that maps each of their locations.

Caira ’22: For better classroom discussions, everyone must feel comfortable speaking

Op-eds, Opinions

Caira ’22: For better classroom discussions, everyone must feel comfortable speaking

November 6, 2019 0 comments

Since coming to Brown, I’ve noticed that men tend to speak more frequently in my classroom discussions.

Panel talks importance of trans-centered research

News, Science & Research

Panel talks importance of trans-centered research

October 18, 2018 0 comments

At an event hosted by the School of Public Health Wednesday night, Michelle Forcier, professor of pediatrics and associate dean of medicine at the Alpert Medical School, posed a pertinent question: “How many people in this room experience gender?” Everyone in the room raised their hands.

Metro, News

Court upholds ruling against Providence Fire Department

February 20, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2016 ruling Jan. 25 in favor of former Providence firefighter Lori Franchina, who had originally sued the Providence Fire Department in 2012 on the grounds that her colleagues had harassed her because of her sexual orientation and gender.

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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.

Columns, Opinions

Overall ’19: Wanting more than bad sex

February 12, 2018 7 comments

In the past couple of months, a radical shift in American culture has unfolded. Women have been able to publicly identify and censor men who commit assault — and for the first time in American history, society seems to be listening. Yet, while the broader culture’s condemnations of serial abusers […]

Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

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Women, non-white, first-gen students report less confidence in job prospects

December 5, 2017 1 comment

Women, people of color and first-gen students are less confident in their abilities to find a job in comparison to male, white and non-first-gen students.

Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

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Half of female students report being catcalled at least once a month

December 5, 2017 4 comments

In her first month on College Hill, Rachel Souza ’21 was catcalled for the first time in her life.

Shirin Neshat provided her audience with a discussion that revolved around her sense of aesthetics and creative use of juxtapositions.

Arts & Culture

Artist Shirin Neshat talks Iran, feminism

November 13, 2017 0 comments

Shirin Neshat spoke at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts for the second of Brown Arts Initiative’s Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.