Post Tagged with: "lgbtq"

The Effects of DADT Repeal Remain Delayed

Regarding The Hoya’s 1/25/11 article “‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal’s Effect on ROTC Limited,” I think it is important to note that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) has not yet completely gone away since its December repeal. Though Congress finally passed a bill to repeal this 17-year-old law, which barred[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments Opinion

A Legacy of Friendship

Since the university officially announced that he has been named the new president of Franklin & Marshall College, Senior Vice President for Strategic Development Dan Porterfield has received an outpouring of support from the campus community. Even more impressive than the sheer number of messages on his Facebook wall is[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Opinion

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Protects Personal Privacy in Military

The controversial “don’t ask don’t tell” policy has been under fire, fueling debate in many circles ranging from government to civil society. As a U.S. Marine who was honorably discharged after over eight years of military service, I have my own perspective on DADT, and I want you to hear[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GWU to Consider Gender-Neutral Housing

Following the lead of over 60 other colleges and universities across the United States, The George Washington University is considering implementing gender-neutral housing for the 2011-2012 school year. The university’s final decision will be announced this fall, but the deliberation alone reflects a standpoint that contrasts with the more conservative[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Tragedy Strikes

When Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge on Sept. 22, he took part of our hearts with him. Clementi’s suicide was precipitated by a gross invasion of privacy by his roommate and another friend. A live video stream of Clementi’s private sexual encounter with another[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Community Responds to Rutgers Suicide

Many members of the university community have gathered in the wake of the Sept. 22 suicide of a Rutgers University freshman, as part of an effort to prevent instances of anti-LGBTQ bias on the Hilltop. Tyler Clementi committed suicide after his roommate video-streamed his sexual encounter with another man online.[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Rutgers’ Clementi Not the Only One

STARING OUT MY WINDOW LAST THURSDAY, the Key Bridge caught my eye. Instantly, I imagined another, the George Washington Bridge, in its place. I realized that I would never drive over that bridge, or any other, again without thinking of Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers freshman who committed suicide last week[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Gay Christian Living Addressed

The gay community’s role in Christian faith communities, particularly the Catholic Church, was the centerpiece of an event Wednesday evening held in Copley Formal Lounge. Students, faculty and alumni gathered for the second installment of the ongoing “Sacred & the Sexual: Deepening the Conversation” lecture series. According to Fr. Philip[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Take Back the Night Confronts Gender Violence

Nearly 60 students and several university administrators gathered at a rally in New South’s Riverside Lounge Friday night for the culmination of a weeklong series of events to raise awareness about the sexual abuse of women. The Take Back the Night Rally Against Gender Violence included artistic performances, speeches and[Read More…]

by November 15, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News