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Bryan’s Cafe allows for discussion identity, appropriation, intersectionality
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Bryan’s Cafe allows for discussion identity, appropriation, intersectionality

Gender identity, cultural appropriation and intersectionality were discussed in the context of modern culture Monday night as part of the debate team’s second-ever Bryan’s Cafe discussion. The University of Miami’s debate team held the round table discussion in the Shalala Center Monday night, after holding their first Bryan’s Cafe last spring semester. The debate’s setting…

Gender-neutral housing options to open in fall 2016
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Gender-neutral housing options to open in fall 2016

The University of Miami has specified a plan for its first-ever gender-neutral housing options. The pilot program will be offered in certain suites and apartments in Eaton Residential College and the University Village, according to a statement from Executive Director of Media Relations Elizabeth Amore. President Julio Frenk announced the plan for gender-neutral housing by…

University of Miami sets gender-neutral space in Eaton, University Village
Campus Life, Housing, LGBT, News

University of Miami sets gender-neutral space in Eaton, University Village

The University of Miami has specified its plan for the first gender-neutral housing options ever offered at the school. The pilot program will be offered in certain suites and apartments in Eaton Residential College and the University Village, according to a statement from Executive Director of Media Relations Elizabeth Amore. President Julio Frenk announced the plan…

School honors LGBT graduating seniors
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School honors LGBT graduating seniors

The University of Miami will be hosting the first Lavender Celebration, a graduation celebration for LGBT seniors, on May 6 in the Newman Alumni Center. The event is organized by UM LGBTQ Student Life and sponsored by the Toppel Career Center. Lavender graduation was started in 1995 at the University of Michigan to honor LGBT…

Scholarships support LGBT studies
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Scholarships support LGBT studies

A set of five scholarships worth up to $10,000 each for students minoring in  LGBTQ Studies are available for applicants. The deadline to apply is Wednesday. Students who have declared the minor and are also on a pre-med, pre-law or nursing track can apply online. The minor and its corresponding scholarships were created to help…

Senate resolution supports Florida proposal
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Senate resolution supports Florida proposal

On Wednesday, Student Government Senate passed a resolution to gain the University of Miami’s public support for the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. The act is a proposed bill to amend Florida’s non-discrimination policy to include protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identification. This amendment to Florida’s legislation is supported by Florida Businesses…

UPride club attends Gay Pride festival, promotes awareness
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UPride club attends Gay Pride festival, promotes awareness

A rainbow flag waved above Miami Beach City Hall to commemorate this weekend’s Gay Pride festival, a two-day event marked by a large parade. UPride, the University of Miami’s LGBT club, participated in the seventh annual parade on Ocean Drive on Sunday afternoon. It was the second time the student organization created a float for…

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