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DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA Former Georgetown University Senior Vice President of Development Dan Porterfield (COL '83) (left) and Provost's distinguished Professor of History and African-American Studies Marcia Chatelain (right) discussed student involvement in the creation and expansion of the LGBTQ resource center at an event honoring the center's 10th anniversary Oct. 15.

LGBTQ Resource Center Owes Success to Student Activism, University Official Says

Student activists brought about the establishment of the LGBTQ Resource Center and their energy helped sustain the center, Dan Porterfield (COL ’83), Georgetown University’s former senior vice president of development, said Monday at a discussion in honor of the 10th anniversary of Georgetown’s LGBTQ Center. The event, cohosted by the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Coming Out for Change, 10 Years Later and Every Day

When I attended Georgetown nearly a decade ago, the university’s relationship with LGBTQ students had been contentious for decades — a history rife with denied institutional funding for GUPride, subsequent lawsuits and reported incidences of hate crimes against queer Hoyas. In fall of 2007, a particularly egregious attack and the[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The eighth annual Lavender Graduation, an effort to recognize the LGBTQ community at Georgetown, was held in the Healy Family Student Center on Wednesday.

Lavender Graduation Honors LGBTQ Community, Allies

The LGBTQ Resource Center and the Tagliabue Initiative for LGBTQ Life hosted the eighth annual Lavender Graduation, which seeks to celebrate the contributions and stories of Georgetown’s graduating LGBTQ community and its allies, in the Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday. The ceremony featured speeches from University President John J.[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Hold the Door Open

Hold the Door Open

Last Friday, hundreds of students donned their orange “I am” T-shirts for Coming Out Day in a celebration of gender and sexual identity. With Coming Out Day and a number of other events sponsored by GUPride and the LGBTQ Resource Center, OUTober serves to recognize both the triumphs and continued[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 4 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - 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
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Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said the university is no longer considering a consolidated diversity center at a town hall.

Center Consolidation Off the Table

The university is no longer considering a consolidation of the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, LGBTQ Resource Center and Women’s Center after overwhelmingly negative student feedback, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said during a town mall meeting Tuesday. “I want to be clear, we will do this[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
QUALLEN: Standing Up For LGBTQ Rights, Past and Present

QUALLEN: Standing Up For LGBTQ Rights, Past and Present

“Two recent letters on your editorial page,” wrote Fr. Robert Henle, S.J., then Georgetown’s president, in the Catholic Standard in 1974, “have accused Georgetown University of in some way capitulating to pressure from homosexuals … This we refused to do. We will continue to refuse to do it.” Henle’s sharp[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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LGBTQ students and allies join together in Red Square to celebrate National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11 as part of this year’s LGBTQ History Month and OUTober programming.

OUTober Held for 3rd Year

The LGBTQ Resource Center is holding its third year of OUTober programming in honor of LGBTQ History Month with the help of $1,500 in funding from the Office of the President. “OUTober is really a collaborative process between the LGBTQ Resource Center and GU Pride trying to populate a calendar[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

A Dialogue of Distrust

When reports that the university is considering mandating a third-year meal plan surfaced late on a Wednesday night, students understandably responded with outrage at what was correctly interpreted as an affront to the idea of a working relationship between students and administrators. Less than 48 hours later, representatives of three[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Kluwe Advocates for LGBTQ Athletes’ Rights

Chris Kluwe, a former punter for the Minnesota Vikings, discussed LGBTQ advocacy in the realm of professional sports in the Edmund A. Walsh Building on Wednesday night. During the event, which was sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Georgetown University Lecture Fund, Kluwe emphasized the importance of respecting[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top