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Tag: LGBT Awareness Month
NIU Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) has planned several events in celebration of 2016 LGBTQIA Awareness Month. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public. The GSRC is located at 105 Normal Road, in the Arndt house. For more information, or to request accommodations, call (815) 753-GSRC (4772). Transgender Day of...
Kye Allums
NIU’s LGBT and Women’s Resource Center will host athlete and activist Kye Allums at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, as a featured presenter for LGBTQ Awareness Month. He will speak in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Allums attended George Washington University with an athletic scholarship to play basketball. In his sophomore year,...
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Maybe it was a roommate who stood up for a member of the LGBT community. Maybe it was a faculty member who incorporated LGBT topics in his or her class. The NIU LGBT & Women’s Resource Center is gearing up for the 10th annual Ally Awards ceremony, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in...
Dan Choi
“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” activist Lt. Dan Choi will visit NIU Monday, April 25, to speak as part of the LGBT Resource Center’s April LGBT Awareness Month. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at 7 p.m. in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center. Choi was thrust into the national spotlight March...
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center logo
The Eychaner Award, sponsored by the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Prism, is presented annually to recognize individuals affiliated with NIU who have made outstanding contributions that enhance the lives of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender (LGBT).
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NIU students are invited to submit essays to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trasngender Resource Center essay contest, held each year as part of the activities for LGBT Awareness Month in April.