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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Love Saxa’s Hateful History

To the Editor: In 2015 I was president of GUPride, Obergefell v. Hodges was not decided and SAC was debating recognizing Love Saxa. Love Saxa had the same empirically harmful ideas and hosted events hostile to LGBT people. My opposition to their recognition at the time had nothing to do with the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 21 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Students Call to Defund Love Saxa

Students Call to Defund Love Saxa

Students opposed to the student group Love Saxa plan to present a petition to the Student Activities Commission on Monday, demanding the advisory board strip the group of its funding and no longer grant it access to campus facility benefits on grounds that it holds intolerant and hateful beliefs. Love[Read More…]

by October 20, 2017 52 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The original work of art, claimed by District artist Aja Adams, for which artist Lisa Thalhammer has taken full credit. The artists are engaged in a yearlong dispute over the rightful author of a mural.

District Artist Disputes Mural Credit, Copyright

More than 1,300 people have signed a petition launched Oct. 10 by Aja Adams, a Washington, D.C. artist who identifies as LGBTQIA, is seeking credit and compensation for a mural design she claims was stolen by artist Lisa Thalhammer. The conflict began in 2016 when Adams said she was approached[Read More…]

by October 20, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

The 12th annual “OUTober” – a six-weeklong celebration of Georgetown’s LGBTQ community that kicked off with Coming Out Day in Red Square last Friday — focuses on the theme of personal and political histories of the varied LGBTQ community. Held in conjunction with LGBTQ History Month, “OUTober” will feature a[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

UN Director Promotes LGBT Rights Activism

United Nations Free and Equal Campaign Director Charles Radcliffe called for increasing activism amidst a climate of shifting attitudes toward LGBT rights in an increasingly polarized world at a forum in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The United Nations Association of Georgetown, GU Pride and the LGBTQ Resource Center hosted the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU Pride organized a celebration of Coming Out Day in Red Square last Friday to kick off the 11th annual OUTober, which includes 15 other events organized by the LGBTQ Resource Center throughout October and the first three weeks of November.

OUTober Programming Focuses on Trans Rights

OUTober, a six-week long celebration of the LGBTQ community organized by the LGBTQ Resource Center and GU Pride, returned to campus this month in its 11th annual iteration with increased programming for transgender history and rights. In conjunction with student organizations and academic departments, the LGBTQ Resource Center has organized[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
The Culture-Born Antithesis of Plurality

The Culture-Born Antithesis of Plurality

With Japan, as with any relationship, I fear rejection. It is no question that this culture is my muse, and conversely, Japan seems to have sustained a long-standing fascination with Americans as well. The Japanese have unyieldingly accommodated a flood of English words into their vocabulary, reciprocated the foreign interest[Read More…]

by July 31, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GAVIN & HONJIYO: LGBT Outreach a Catholic Church Duty

GAVIN & HONJIYO: LGBT Outreach a Catholic Church Duty

In response to concerns about the Catholic Church’s stance on same-sex marriage, Fr. Michael, a character on the NBC show “The New Normal,” asks, “Jesus was a fighter, son. How about you?” Fr. Michael’s question reflects a deep truth for the contemporary Church. For Catholics, there exists a serious tension between[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion
GWU Students Protest Anti-Gay Priest

GWU Students Protest Anti-Gay Priest

The George Washington University has been in uproar about the role of religion on campus after two seniors launched a campaign to remove a Catholic priest for his anti-gay and anti-abortion views earlier this week. Fr. Greg Shaffer, the head chaplain of the Newman Center, a GWU-affiliated Catholic center, has been criticized[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments City News, News
I Kiss Girls…and I Like It

I Kiss Girls…and I Like It

This is my third year here on the Hilltop and the first Valentine’s Day that I’ve been single in college. It also happens to be the best one. Why? Simple: This year, I’ve discovered the real depth of kissing. Everyone talks about how great it is to experiment with different[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments The Guide