Tag Archives: LGBT students

Meet Pete Cahall, Principal and Newly Out Gay Man, In His Own Words

Pete Cahall, principal of Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. came out as gay man for the first time to his student body during their June 4, 2014 pride event. Cahall’s coming out made headlines around the country. Now, … Continue reading

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Opposing Viewpoints Not So Welcome As College Confiscates Newspaper

Anti-gay activists often like to promote in their anti-marriage equality/anti-gay campaigns that opposing viewpoints shouldn’t be silenced or censored. But often that attitude of censorship is one that those who claim to seeking an open dialogue practice themselves. From Queerty.com: … Continue reading

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LGBT Youth Share Stories at Imperial Valley College Conference

From California’s Imperial Valley Press: Imperial Valley College’s LGBTQ Club hosted a conference Saturday for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual, or who may be questioning their own identity. Subjects discussed included gender identity, religion and sexuality, … Continue reading

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N.C. State U to Add LGBT Question to Admissions Application

From Technician Online, the student newspaper of North Carolina State University, comes a report of the Inclusive Admissions Act. The Act, passed by the student senate, allows for “an option on admissions applications allowing prospective students to disclose their sexual … Continue reading

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Erasing LGBT Profiles from Student Yearbooks Perpetuates LGBT Stigma

As winter turns to spring, so does a school district’s fear that students may see lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and be okay with it. Typically, this comes in the form of banning same-sex dates at proms, but … Continue reading

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U of Fla. Considering LGBT Fraternity

From the Aligator: Fraternities and sororities geared toward LGBT students have been founding new chapters at universities around the country, leading some to question whether a chapter could be founded at UF. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said any group could … Continue reading

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U of Md. LGBT ‘Frarority’ Begins 2nd Year

From The Diamondback: Thirteen students received bids Monday from Theta Pi Sigma, the East Coast’s first LGBT “frarority,” after the organization completed its second rush season on the campus. “Coming out as being a part of the LGBT community, I … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Laila Al-Shamma, College Student; GSA Leader

EcinitasPatch and U~T San Diego gives us some insight on what we might be able to expect from future leaders and advocates in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community: From the EncinitasPatch: Laila Al-Shamma wrote a column last … Continue reading

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University of North Texas Opens LGBT Resource Center

Texas isn’t a state that comes to mind first when you think of places making progress for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people. The Lone Star State is often greeted with an eyebrow raise or stunned ‘Texas!?!’ when mentioned … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: The Sequel: Yearbook’s ‘Cutest Couple’ Goes to the Prom

A few posts back I introduced you all to the two guys who were voted as the ‘cutest couple’ in their yearbook. The blog, Towleroad, points us to a follow video interview with the guys: See the orignial Towleroad blog … Continue reading

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