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VIEWPOINT: In GUSA Election, Consider LGBTQ+ Issues

VIEWPOINT: In GUSA Election, Consider LGBTQ+ Issues

By Finn Thompson February 5, 2020

While this week’s Georgetown University Student Association elections may seem insignificant, they provide an opportunity for new executives to redirect resources toward issues that matter to Georgetown...

MOLINARI: Come Out to Queer Student Events

MOLINARI: Come Out to Queer Student Events

By Andrew Molinari January 23, 2020

Let’s set the scene: It’s a Friday in October. You drag yourself out of bed, put on your coat and haul yourself to the Intercultural Center Auditorium for another Friday morning economics lecture....

@ACLUOFDC/INSTAGRAM | Around 10 Georgetown students demonstrated outside the Supreme Court as two cases on LGBTQ labor rights were heard on Oct. 8.

Students Protest for LGBTQ Labor Rights at SCOTUS

By Kelly Anderson October 11, 2019

Georgetown University students demonstrated in support of LGBTQ labor rights outside of the Supreme Court Oct. 8 as opening arguments on three high-profile cases were presented to the court. The Supreme...

GUPRIDE / INSTAGRAM | October is LGBTQ History Month, and Georgetown University celebrates OUTober throughout the month.

OUTober Expands Programming, Involves New Campus Ministry Event

By Sana Rahman October 4, 2019

This year’s OUTober events will celebrate LGBTQ History Month through keynote speaker Mesma Belsaré, an Indian LGBTQ activist, and expanded programming which will involve a new Campus Ministry event. Belsaré,...


Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

By Jeff Cirillo October 31, 2017

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday...

Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

By Olivia Chiu October 13, 2016

The 12th annual “OUTober” – a six-weeklong celebration of Georgetown’s LGBTQ community that kicked off with Coming Out Day in Red Square last Friday — focuses on the theme of personal and...

Annabelle Timsit

TIMSIT: Curtailing Intellectual Freedom

By Annabelle Timsit September 30, 2016

Georgetown’s intellectual biodiversity is being challenged by what the New York Times columnist Ross Douthat calls the “rapid colonization of new cultural territory by an ascendant social liberalism.”...

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GUPride has apologized for its handling of race in its club after its Mr. Georgetown candidate, fifth from right, was criticized for a spoken word poem on race he performed.

Mr. GUPride Apology Issued

By William Zhu September 29, 2016

Georgetown University Pride apologized on Sunday for a spoken word poem presented by Willem Miller — the group’s representative at last Friday’s Mr. Georgetown pageant — in which he described...

Hold the Door Open

Hold the Door Open

By The Editorial Board October 16, 2015

Last Friday, hundreds of students donned their orange “I am” T-shirts for Coming Out Day in a celebration of gender and sexual identity. With Coming Out Day and a number of other events sponsored by...

Solidarity Against Bigotry

By The Editorial Board September 18, 2014

On a campus where most forms of physical or emotional hostility are thankfully rare, it can be especially jarring when we learn of an incident that challenges our notions of safety — both close to home...

GU Student Assaulted on M Street

By Kshithij Shrinath September 16, 2014

In a bias-related incident involving sexual orientation, an unknown attacker assaulted an unidentified Georgetown University student on the 3300 block of M Street at 1:31 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The...

Identifying Progress

By The Editorial Board September 5, 2014

Through the developing discussion of trans issues at Georgetown, the university has reached a considerable benchmark in its history, with transgender students more welcomed on campus and issues that concern...

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