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In support of national months to promote awareness and prevention of breast cancer and domestic violence, the Fine Arts Committee of the NIU Campus Activities Board will host a D.R.A.G. fashion show. D.R.A.G., which stands for Diversity Respects All Genders, is also part of the LGBTQ History Month calendar. The event is scheduled for 7...
Bisexual activist Robyn Ochs will speak from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in Room 405 of the Holmes Student Center. The award-winning Ochs will give a dynamic presentation highlighting the often misunderstood “B” in LGBTQ. An advocate for the rights of people of all orientations and genders, her work focuses on raising awareness...
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NIU senior sociology major Mack H. Lewis II attended this July’s Campus Pride’s fifth annual Campus Pride Summer Leadership Camp, aptly called “Camp Pride.” The five-day long leadership institute, the only national program of its kind, is geared toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and ally student leaders from colleges and universities across the United States....
NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center has announced the re-launch of the online peer support program Q-Connect. The Q-Connect program is for students who have questions about sexual and/or gender identity. All online interactions with trained mentors are anonymous, and users are able to ask questions related to LGBT topics. The program launch...
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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.
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Students who will be juniors or seniors at NIU for the 2011-2012 school year and have been active in LGBT organizations or activities might be eligible to apply to receive scholarships.
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The LGBT Resource Center‘s Ally Program is now accepting reservations from students, faculty and staff for spring workshops. The Ally Program is designed to foster a welcoming and supportive campus environment for LGBTQ individuals by creating a visible network of allies. It is an opportunity for all people to learn about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer...
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NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center celebrates the contributions of Allies within the NIU LGBTQ community — those individuals, departments and groups that support LGBTQ people and fights discrimination based on LGBTQ identities — and wants to recognize those who have made a difference this year. The center is seeking nominations for the seventh annual Ally Awards,...
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NIU’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center has re-launched its online peer support program, Q-Connect. The Q-Connect program is for students who have questions about sexual and/ or gender identity. All online interactions with trained mentors are anonymous, and users are able to ask questions related to LGBT topics. Q-Connect mentors are students who have applied to...
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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...
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