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NATIONAL CATHEDRAL Matthew Shepard will find his resting place at the Washington National Cathedral 20 years after he was targeted and killed for his sexual orientation. Shepard’s parents were initially reluctant to bury their son in 1998 following his murder, fearing potential vandalism at his grave, but have decided to inter his ashes at the cathedral Oct. 26 because of the importance of the Episcopal Church in Shepard’s life.

Matthew Shepard to Be Interred at National Cathedral

The ashes of Matthew Shepard will be interred at the Washington National Cathedral on Friday, Oct. 26, 20 years after his murder in a homophobic hate crime. When he was 21 years old, Shepard was killed in a hate crime that drew nationwide attention in 1998. Shepard’s parents cremated him[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU PRIDE

CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE: LGBTQ Activists Fight for University Recognition

In September 2007, a Georgetown University student was attacked by a group of men, including another Georgetown student, according to The Hoya and The Washington Examiner. The attackers yelled homophobic slurs at the victim, who suffered cuts, bruises and a broken thumb. The incident was just one example in a[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA The LGBTQ Resource Center is sponsoring OUTtober, a month-long program seeking to address emerging issues faced by members of the LGBTQ community through a series of keynote speakers and on-campus events.

OUTober Encourages Renewed Activism

The LGBTQ Resource Center is celebrating its 10th anniversary with OUTober, an annual monthlong programming series honoring the LGBTQ community, this month. This year’s theme, “Looking Forward,” aims to build off the current on-campus LGBTQ infrastructure to identify emerging issues for the community through a series of keynote speakers, discussions[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

‘As cold rain drowned the streets outside with somber, gray tones, Jeffrey Gibson’s “DON’T MAKE ME OVER” infused Georgetown University’s newly built exhibition space with vibrant colors and sound. The Maria & Alberto De La Cruz Art Gallery, under construction since February 2018, made its debut this fall in the[Read More…]

SETH OWEN
Seth Owen (SFS '22) traveled to Los Angeles to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show after a GoFundMe for his Georgetown tuition went viral after he was kicked out of his house.

Q&A: First-Year Student Appears on ‘The Ellen Show’

Seth Owen (SFS ’22) appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Sept. 11 after gaining national attention in July when a fundraiser for his Georgetown tuition after he was kicked out of his house for refusing to attend his parents’ church went viral. After Owen, who is gay, refused to attend[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA The Office of Student Financial Services adjusted its financial aid to offer to Seth Owen (SFS '22), following his parents' decision to withdraw their financial support for him after he left his church community.

After Outpouring, Student Finds His Way to Georgetown

A GoFundMe fundraiser for a freshman kicked out of his home due to tension related to his sexuality and for refusing to attend his parents’ church raised over $140,000 to support his Georgetown education, and the university’s financial aid office stepped up efforts to support him. Seth Owen (SFS ’22),[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
McKAY: Finally Confronting My Former Self

McKAY: Finally Confronting My Former Self

I anonymously wrote a piece for The Hoya my freshman spring, so to put my name on another article just days from graduation feels like the completion of a circle. The article, written for The Guide’s 2015 “Sex Issue,” was about my experience with hookup culture in the gay community.[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
LGBTQ RESOURCE CENTER
Pamela Chen (LAW ’86), a federal district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, addressed the attendees of the 2018 Lavender Graduation.

LGBTQ Community Honored at Lavender Graduation

Award recipients advocated for better health care and support to transgender and gender non-conforming students and reflected on their own identities as part of the LGBTQ community at Georgetown University’s 10th annual Lavender Graduation, at which LGBTQ members of the Class of 2018 were honored April 26. Hosted in the[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANDRÉ ACIMAN

André Aciman, Author of ‘Call Me by Your Name,’ Discusses Adapting the Script to the Big Screen

“Call Me by Your Name” is a 2007 novel by André Aciman that serves as an intimate portrayal of first love, sexual awakening and coming-of-age. Set in Italy in the summer of 1983, the story follows the burgeoning romance between 17-year-old Elio, played by Timothée Chalamet, and graduate student Oliver,[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Movies, The Guide