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MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Dr. Joshua Guzmán (SFS ’10) was the keynote speaker at a ceremony recognizing graduating LGBTQ students and allies April 25.

Annual Ceremony Recognizes LGBTQ Students and Allies

In a celebration honoring over 140 graduating members and allies of the LGBTQ community Thursday, speakers and attendees at Georgetown University’s 11th annual Lavender Graduation emphasized work the university can continue to do to support the community on campus. The ceremony, hosted by the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Tagliabue[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MAGGIE CHEN FOR THE HOYA Author Eli Clare (left) suggested a new model for the special education system that better integrates students with disabilities into the classroom at an event Oct. 4.

Author Urges Reform of Special Education System

The special education system contributes to the marginalization of people with disabilities, author Eli Clare said at an event Thursday hosted by the LGBTQ Center in the HFSC Social Room. The event, held in honor of the center’s upcoming 10th anniversary, addressed the intersection of disability, race and transness in[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Jason Resendez (COL ’08), speaking at a panel celebrating the 10th anniversary of the LGBTQ Resource Center, recalls his role in advocating for the center’s creation as a student in 2007.

LGBTQ Resource Center Celebrates Nine Years of Advocacy, Progress

A decade ago, LGBTQ students at Georgetown had few places to turn for support. Before the advent of the LGBTQ Resource Center in 2008, students could only go to informal social networks — usually in secret. Nine years later, the LGBTQ Resource Center celebrated its anniversary in a panel Wednesday[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
In the past quarter-century, the Women’s Center has moved its home from a Leavey Center storage closet to the third floor of the building.

Women’s Center Marks 25 Years

A quarter-century ago, the university founded the Georgetown University Women’s Center in a converted Leavey Center storage closet with the goal of providing “a safe environment while respecting all facets of women’s abilities, spirituality and differences,” according to its mission statement. This October marked the 25th anniversary of the GUWC,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

In Transition, But Incomplete

On her first day of classes at Georgetown in 2012, one of Celeste Chisholm’s (COL ’15) professors called her “Jonathan.” Chisholm corrected the professor, explaining that she prefers to be called Celeste. She assumed that after the exchange, her situation was obvious and her classmates understood that she is a[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
QUALLEN: When the Jesuits Stole Our Fire

QUALLEN: When the Jesuits Stole Our Fire

By now, it has become cliche to invoke Georgetown’s Jesuit identity across virtually every category of university policy. “Georgetown University, as a Catholic and Jesuit institution, is committed to providing fair and competitive compensation packages for university employees” — so opens the Just Employment Policy for Georgetown University. “Inspired by[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A proposal would combine the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Women’s Center (above) with the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access.

Center Consolidation Proposed

A tentative plan to combine Georgetown’s LGBTQ Center, Women’s Center and Center for Multicultural Equity and Access has drawn criticism from students opposed to any sort of merger. According to Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson, the administration has not made any concrete plans to consolidate these offices. Olson[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News