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LGBTQ-ally program creates mentorship opportunities for community

Former UM student Jacob Rudolph said being matched with someone who understood what he was going through was one of the best experiences of...

‘Star Trek’ icon speaks on social activism, equality

George Takei spent much of his acting career playing Sulu on “Star Trek,” roaming galaxies, battling aliens and sometimes getting imprisoned for the good...

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.

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.

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...

SpectrUM to celebrate Pride Awareness Week, participate in South Beach parade

SpectrUM hopes to touch on a wide range of subjects relevant to the LGBT community during Pride Awareness Week. The 10-day event began with Trans...

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...

Gender inclusive housing offers comfort, flexibility

Along with gender-neutral restrooms and a new LGBT center, UM added another feature last fall: gender-inclusive housing in upperclassman dorms. In the gender-inclusive housing option,...

Faculty, staff create LGBTQ network to provide mentoring, community

The student organization SpectrUM provides students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer a safe space. Faculty and staff are also creating a similar...

Gallery: UPride DragOut 2015

UPride held its annual drag show, “DRAGOUT,” at the Rathskeller Thursday night. Students joined professional drag stars onstage during the event.

‘DragOut’ aims to shatter stereotypes

Lip-syncing, dance routines and other talents will be showcased Thursday at the Rat. UPride will host its second annual “DragOut,” a drag show that aims...

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."