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Navigating the Web of Love

There is an online dating site for every kind of person: Christians, farmers, convicted felons, vampires, sea captains, people looking to have an affair, beautiful people, ugly people and decidedly average people. But even with all of these options, dating — especially as a college student — can be hard,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Church’s ‘Monopoly on Truth’ Alienates LGBT

Claiming that you believe in LGBT individuals’ inherent dignity and, in the same breath, telling them that their consensual love is fundamentally disordered requires a peculiar brand of cognitive dissonance, at best. Hypocrisy, at worst. The Catholic Church describes same-sex attraction as “objectively disordered,” “a strong tendency toward an intrinsic moral evil”[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, Chatter, News, Opinion

The Intent Behind the Proposed LGBTQ Checkbox

To the Editor: Two viewpoints that appeared in The Hoya last week, (“As Bias Lingers, LGBTQ Students Need Safeguards,” A3, March 30, 2012; “Acceptance Shouldn’t be Optional, but Expected,” A3, March 27, 2012) have initiated a lot of discussion about a possible LGBTQ-friendly checkbox on the Campus Housing Roommate Matching System. This is an initiative that[Read More…]

by April 2, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Magazine Hopes to Involve LGBTQ Community

Hoping to make the publication a more permanent fixture on campus, the LGBTQ Resource Center will sponsor and publish the university’s LGBTQ-focused magazine this year. Students are invited to submit artwork, photography, poetry and other creative media to the publication, which is called The Zine. This year’s issue will be published in April. “The general[Read More…]

by February 16, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Celebrates OUTober

This month students are wearing their pride on their sleeves as the university celebrates OUTober and LGBT History Month. GU Pride, Georgetown’s undergraduate LGBTQ organization, handed out 200 blue “I Am” T-shirts to faculty, staff and students in Red Square Tuesday to celebrate Coming Out Day, the first event in[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Eisenberg: DADT Repeal One Step Toward a Promising LGBTQ Future

In a historic victory for the LGBTQ community, the U.S. Senate finally reversed “don’t ask, don’t tell,” the 18-year-old policy barring openly gay individuals from serving in the military, in a dramatic 65-31 vote on Dec. 18, 2010. The bill was remarkable for several reasons beyond the huge implications for[Read More…]

by January 27, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Georgetown Professor Launches Catholics for Equality

As Catholics across the United States continue to debate the legality of gay marriage, Fr. Joseph Palacios, S.J., adjunct professor of sociology, has taken the lead on helping to found Catholics for Equality, a new organization devoted to rallying Catholics in support of gay rights. Palacios, who serves on the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News