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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...
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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...
Will & Grace
“Who’s the Fool? Gay and Lesbian Representation in ‘Will & Grace’ and ‘Rosanne’ ” will kick off this spring’s Third Thursday Speaker Series, sponsored by the LGBT Studies Program. Each academic year, the LGBT Studies Program sponsors a series of brown-bag lunch presentations featuring LGBT research or scholarship by NIU faculty members or graduate students. All...
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October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) History Month, and NIU’s LGBT Resource Center will celebrate by hosting and co-sponsoring several events. Events begin Tuesday, Oct. 2, with the the fourth annual “You-Are-Loved” campus-wide chalking campaign. Uplifting messages aimed at combating hateful language used to discriminate against the LGBTQ community will be displayed. “Trans...
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’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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The week of Oct. 25 wraps up LGBT History Month with three events sponsored by the LGBT Resource Center and collaborative partners.  Over the course of the month, the campus community has celebrated the month with several educational and social events.   Two events featuring the “Fagbug” will take place Monday on campus. Erin Davies...
Book cover for "Manifesta"
In an era when women like Sarah Palin are calling themselves feminists, there is renewed debate about who gets to be in the club and who doesn’t, and who has the power to decide. Can conservative women who have benefited from the gains of the women’s movement while resisting the fight for reproductive rights, gay...
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NIU’s annual Multicultural Curriculum Transformation Institute, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Committee on Multicultural Curriculum Transformation, will take place May 16 to May 20 next spring at the Holmes Student Center. Full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty, instructors and supportive professional staff are invited to participate in the institute, which assists participants in incorporating multicultural perspectives and content...
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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...