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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 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,...

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.

UM welcomes new LGBTQ+ Student Center director Gisela Vega

Gisela Vega, a passionate leader in the LGBTQ+ community of South Florida, joins the UM staff as the new director of the LGBTQ+ Student Center.

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."

SpectrUM becomes UPride, raises red flag

After almost a decade, UM’s LGBTQ student organization, formerly known as SpectrUM, changed its name to UPride. This decision was met with mixed response...

‘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...

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.

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...

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...

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,...

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...