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There’s a lot of talk about personal pronouns these days: It’s all part of the larger conversation about gender identity. But some people can find it tricky to get pronouns right. So, how do you navigate this crucial communication decision? We asked NIU students, and experts in linguistics as well as gender and sexuality, to...
“Chloe, Kim, and Era, at the piers, NYC,” photograph by Mariette Pathy Allen; early 1990s; from “The Gender Frontier,” 2003
“Manly Men, Girly Girls and Everybody in Between,” a group exhibition featuring work by 10 contemporary artists, is on display at the NIU Art Museum. This show will be held in the Rotunda and South Galleries of the NIU Art Museum through Saturday, Nov. 15. A public reception will be held from 4:30 to 6...
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NIU’s LGBT Studies Program has launched a campus-wide poster campaign to raise awareness of LGBT issues. The contest is open to current NIU students. Prizes of $250 and $100 will be awarded to the first- and second-place winners respectively. The winning posters will be unveiled Wednesday, April 23, at the LGBT & Women’s Studies Honors...
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NIU’s Ally Program is a campuswide initiative designed to foster a welcoming and supportive campus environment for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities by creating a visible network of allies to the LGBTQ community. The Ally Program creates opportunities for participants to learn about LGBTQ identity and build connections between the broader campus...