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

Gender Liberation Week speaker argues marriage is death for LGBTQ rights

Tuesday night in White-Gravenor, LGBTQ rights advocate Ryan Conrad shared his unconventional opinions about the futility of marriage rights. “Is [marriage] the battle worth fighting for?” he asked. “I think not.” As the author and founder of Against… Read More

Newsweek ranks Georgetown among the nation’s most diverse and LGBTQ-friendly schools

Earlier this week, Newsweek named Georgetown as the 23rd-most diverse and 24th-most LGBT-friendly school in the country, despite last year’s slew of bias-related incidents against LGBTQ students and allies. The University of Pennsylvania topped both lists. To compile… Read More

GU professor co-founds LGBT support group, draws fire from conservative Catholic group

Catholics for Equality, a not-for-profit group formed in 2010, seeks to foster support for same-sex marriage and other LGBT causes in the Catholic community, specifically targeting students at Catholic colleges and universities. The surprise? A Georgetown professor helped… Read More

Prefro … er, Frosh Preview: Crime news you can use

Just like last year, Vox has compiled a guide to “news you can use”, or in other words, an excessively comprehensive review of last year’s important news stories. Today, we cover the crime issues that made headlines. Sexual… Read More

David Catania on how minorities, people of faith moved same-sex marriage forward

When D.C. Councilmember and alum David Catania (I-At Large, SFS ’90, LAW ’94) gave a speech at Georgetown in March of last year, he talked about same-sex marriage as an “undying civil rights” issue that he hoped to… Read More