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LGBTQ Student Center to focus on outreach, visibility

The LGBTQ Student Center opened its doors to all UM students on Aug. 31. Prior to this, the LGBTQ Task Force was created in...

An LGBTQ+ living learning community will house its first residents next...

"An LLC for the LGBTQ+ on campus means a safe space for students. A space where students know they are respected for all their identities such as their gender identity and their sexual orientation."

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...

National Coming Out Week raises awareness of LGBT community issues

Students packed a small room in the Shalala Student Center Monday night as part of UPride-SpectrUM’s kick off event for National Coming Out Week...

SpectrUM’s Ally Series discusses LGBT community’s progress, issues

Students gathered in a small room in the Shalala Student Center Monday night to share what pride within the LGBT community means to them...

UM alumnae attend Pride Miami Beach, reflect on an increase in...

Former University of Miami students who identified as LGBTQ tended to steer away from "outing" themselves. Now, they reflect on how times have changed.

Trans activist encourages community to keep up fight in current political...

One year ago, the United States elected its 45th president, who would advocate for various policy changes affecting transgender people in America. Two years...

SpectrUM’s 9th annual DragOut returns to campus after last year’s virtual...

SpectrUM’s DragOut drag show has come back in full swing for its ninth annual performance on Thursday, March 10 in the Shalala Ballroom.

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...

Gender-inclusive housing step toward equality

The University of Miami opened up gender-inclusive housing for sophomores, juniors and seniors living in the University Village (UV) for the first time this...

Gender-neutral, all-inclusive bathrooms now available at multiple locations

The University of Miami has taken a step toward accommodating LGBT students by installing both gender-neutral bathrooms and all-inclusive bathrooms around its Coral Gables...

Faculty Senate condemns Frenk’s decision to dismiss law school dean

Senate faculty support of the dean comes two days after the law school’s tenured faculty adopted a resolution protesting Varona’s removal, just hours after the president announced the dismissal.