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Prefrosh Preview: LGBTQ on the Hilltop

For those of you who have been living under a rock, LGBTQ, as the Georgetown LGTBQ Resource Center defines it, stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning. Georgetown has come a long way from its cisgendered, anti-gay… Read More

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Concert Preview: Antigone Rising brings the country rock girl power to Jammin Java

If you’re one of the brave souls watching Georgetown empty out for Easter Break while you stay behind, let Antigone Rising cheer you up. Don’t let the name fool you. This band is not going to make you… Read More

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Advocates push for elimination of prostitution free zones in D.C.

Dozens of transgender rights advocates gathered outside the Wilson Building on Friday to rally behind Monica Jones, a transgender student at Arizona State University’s School of Social Work who was arrested last May for, in the words of the arresting officer,… Read More

St. Mary’s College of Maryland implements gender-neutral housing

A recent open-housing policy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, inspired by American, Brown and Brandeis Universities, allows students to room with someone of the opposite sex. This policy is designed to combat cissexual-centered and heteronormative thinking and give students the… Read More

GU Pride raises awareness through Outober month events

October is coming out month and GU Pride, Georgetown’s undergraduate association of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and allied students, has already kicked off its series of panels, discussions, and social events.The organization hosted a panel last Tuesday… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Senate passes bill on mixed gender housing

Sunday afternoon, the GUSA Senate unanimously passed “An ACT to create a Speaker’s Commission on Inclusion and Safety.” In a continuation of the efforts spearheaded by the Safe Transitions Working Group in August of 2012, the bill created… Read More

National Coming Out Day kicks off “Outober” month with GU Pride

All day today, GU Pride is stationed in Red Square with over 300 free “I am” t-shirts and a door for students to walk through in support of LGBTQ issues, or even to come out of the closet…. Read More

LGBTQ community celebrates seniors at 2011 Lavender Graduation

Yesterday afternoon, members of the LGBTQ community, as well as friends, family, and University administrators, gathered in Copley Formal Lounge for the third annual Lavender Graduation. Congressman David Cicilline (LAW ’86), the first openly gay mayor of Providence,… Read More

Human Rights Campaign president visits Georgetown

Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, spoke at Georgetown University yesterday about “Beyond DADT Repeal: The Future of the LGBTQ Rights Movement.” The event, sponsored by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund, Georgetown Pride, and the LGBTQ… Read More

GU panel discusses gay marriage from Catholic perspective

The Georgetown University College Democrats and College Republicans came together on Wednesday evening to co-host “A Catholic Family Discussion on LGBT Issues”. College Democrats member Hannah Lomax-Vogt, College Republicans member Joe Knowles, National Organization on Marriage spokesperson Maggie… Read More