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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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...

Greek and gay: bridging the gap

  Kayle Edwards loves her sorority, Chi Omega. She also identifies as lesbian. The meeting point of her two identities – and the tension sometimes...

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...

Pride Week draws attention to underrepresented identities

Students in the LGBT community had cause to celebrate during this year’s Pride Awareness Week. Since 2016, the University of Miami has created gender-neutral...

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,...

Students embrace identity during Coming Out Week

Three years ago, Tyler Katz was a freshman at UM unsure about his sexual identity. October 11, nationally recognized as Coming Out Day, came around...

Acclaimed medical scholar speaks about intersex community

“Sex is crazy complicated,” said visiting scholar Alice Dreger during a lecture on Friday. “They lied to you in school.” Dreger, a historian of medicine...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...