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World AIDS Day 2016 to link campus with community

More than a dozen community organizations will gather at Elon University for the countywide 2016 World AIDS Day event.

Willy Wilkinson, 'Viewing Trans Experience through a Mixed Heritage Lens'- Jan. 5

Author and spoken-word performer Willy Wilkinson, reads excerpts from his writing that address social interactions, community membership, classification systems and services.

Five recognized with LGBTQIA Community Enrichment Awards

Joshua McIntosh ’97, Michael Bumbry ’07, Lee Buono ’16, Laurin Kier and Elizabeth Rogers were honored Oct. 22 for their advocacy efforts in the LGBTQIA communities

Elon's LGBTQIA Alumni Network hosts annual meeting

Leaders from the alumni network met in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 12-13 for a series of meetings and discussions about how to further engage LGBTQIA alumni and support the efforts of the Gender and LGBTQIA Center (GLC) on campus.

Elon named a top-10 LGBTQ-friendly campus

The new ranking marks Elon's second year of recognition by the Campus Pride organization.

Gender and LGBTQIA Center welcomes Camilla Brewer

In its fourth year, the Gender and LGBTQIA Center welcomes its first full-year graduate assistant, Camilla Brewer.

Elon gathers in wake of Orlando mass shooting

More than 75 people crowded Elon’s Gender and LGBTQIA Center Monday to support one another and remember the victims of the Orlando shooting.

 

Lavender Graduation honors LGBTQIA grads

Outstanding students were honored at Elon's annual cermony sponsored by the Gender and LGBTQIA Center.

Elon statement regarding NC legislative action

Elon University has received several questions and expressions of concern regarding this week’s action by the North Carolina legislature prohibiting local government non-discrimination laws. 

 

Challenging traditional diversity discourse in higher education 

Elon senior Claire Lockard used the Lumen Prize, the university’s top award for undergraduate research and creative achievement, to reconceptualize what is meant by "identity" and reimagine the possibilities for diversity on college campuses.

Harvard hosts Matthew Antonio Bosch as alumni speaker on student protests, LGBTQIA inclusion

The national climate around student protests and diversity efforts sparked Harvard University to invite alumnus Matthew Antonio Bosch to share diversity achievements, ongoing challenges, and conversations on student activism.

New lecture program honors memory of rising Elon student

The Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Lecture Series will bring speakers to campus to help educate the Elon University community about healthy relationships and domestic violence.

Elon faculty and staff present at POD Network Conference

CATL faculty and the director of the Gender and LGBTQ Center presented at the 40th annual POD Network conference in San Francisco.

New name, new vision for Women's and Gender Studies at Elon

Women's and Gender Studies becomes Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies; announces enhanced vision, curricula and programming

Kirstin Ringelberg presents paper on queer feminist reclamation of Belle Époque artist

At the SECAC conference in Pittsburgh, the art historian offered a glimpse into the previously overlooked artist's studio and its celebrated salon events.

A toast to greatness

Four members of the Elon community were honored Homecoming weekend with the 2015 Elon LGBT Community Enrichment Awards at a champagne brunch.

Students & staff present workshop in D.C. for President's Campus Challenge

The Elon group took part in a workshop on "Navigating Privilege and Identity in Multifaith Engagement" for the President's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.

Elon named a Top 25 LGBTQ-friendly campus

Recent initiatives by Elon University have earned it praise from a national organization that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and campus groups.

Five campus organizations helped by 'Dine with Purpose'

The donation program intended to give back to student groups and university initiatives has assisted Stop Hunger Now, Habitat for Humanity, Kernodle Center programming, the "It Gets Better" initiative and the Elon Academy.

New Intern at Gender and LGBTQIA Center

A graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the newest addition to the Gender and LGBTQIA Center.

National expert discusses disabilities and LGBTQIA with Elon audiences

Eli Clare took part in three Winter Term sessions on disabilities, LGBTQIA identities and privilege.

 

Harvard audience learns of Elon's LGBTQIA inclusion efforts

Elon University was selected to present recent advancements in LGBTQIA inclusion as part of Harvard University’s Alumni Speaker Series in Higher Education.

 

Matthew Antonio Bosch and Brooke Barnett awarded Guilford Green Foundation grant

Elon honored for diversity & inclusion programs

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has recognized Elon with a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, an accolade that reflects ongoing university efforts to celebrate and support students, staff, faculty and alumni of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Documentary by Elon alumni & current student wins film festival award

Mason Sklut ’14, Maggie Sloane ’14 and Sergio Ingato ’15 co-produced "BrocKINGton," which premiered in September at the Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival.