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The GSC has welcomed Blake Bonkowski as their new coordinator.

OU ranked one of top LGBTQ friendly Michigan campuses amid ‘unprecedented times’

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor July 20, 2022

After being number three in the state earlier this year, Oakland University is now ranked one of the top two most LGBTQ+ friendly universities in Michigan according to Campus Pride Index (CPI). With...

The GSC has welcomed Blake Bonkowski as their new coordinator.

Introducing new Gender and Sexuality Center coordinator Blake Bonkowski

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor May 18, 2022

The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is under new leadership. Blake Bonkowski has joined the team as the new coordinator and is excited to enact change on campus by supporting and advocating for LGBTQ+...

The Gender and Sexuality Center will host a variety of events throughout March to celebrate Pride Month at OU.

Gender and Sexuality Center to host Pride Month events

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor March 9, 2022

March is Pride Month at Oakland University and the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) will be hosting numerous events to celebrate the LGBTQIA community.  “I think it's important to have a Pride Month...

The Gender and Sexuality Center at Oakland University.

Where OU stands as an LGBTQIA+ friendly campus

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor February 2, 2022

From 2017 through 2020, Campus Pride Index (CPI) ranked Oakland University the most LGBTQIA+ friendly campus in Michigan. As of 2022, OU is no longer number one on the list — the university is third...

The entrance to the OUs Gender and Sexuality Center, located downstairs in the Oakland Center.

Gender and Sexuality Center open during the summer

Sarah Gudenau, Features Editor June 30, 2021

The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC), Oakland Univeristy’s LGBTQIA+ resource center, is dedicated to the retention and graduation of queer students — and that doesn’t stop during the summer. The...

Trans rights panel promotes understanding and empathy

Dean Vaglia, Staff Reporter March 22, 2021

The Gender and Sexuality Center and Oakland University Libraries hosted the discussion panel “Trans Rights Are Human Rights” on Thursday, March 18. Hosted over Zoom, Dean Nasreddine moderated the...

Pride Month goes completely virtual

Autumn Page, Marketing Director March 22, 2021

The Gender and Sexuality Center is hosting their annual Pride Month celebrations all virtually this year.    Due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of last year’s Pride Month, the planning...

Drag queens Peppermint, Sasha Velour kickoff Pride Month

Lauren Karmo, Managing Editor March 9, 2021

Pride Month 2021 kicked off virtually with the 2nd Annual Tim Larrabee Memorial Lecture featuring drag queens Peppermint and Sasha Velour. Touching on themes of activism, queer history, community and more,...

Ryan Sallans will be speaking at the Human Health Building room 1050 Thursday, Oct. 27 at noon.

Ryan Sallans to speak on campus

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor October 18, 2016

As part of the Unity/Diversity theme of the College of Arts and Sciences this year, the college is teaming up with the Gender and Sexuality Center, the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Office of...

OU joins “It’s On Us” campaign

Cheyanne Kramer, Web Editor August 30, 2016

With the fall semester starting, talk about sexual assault on college campuses comes back into mainstream media. With sources such as the National Sexual Violence Resource Center stating that around 20%...

Sexual assault awareness brought to the forefront

Rachel Williams April 11, 2016

Following a sexual assault concerning Oakland students recent reported at Beacon Hill Apartment complexes and reports at college campuses across the nation, awareness is vital. Oakland University began...

‘Sex Signals’ combined humor and solemnity to enforce ‘yes means yes’

By Cheyanne Kramer April 13, 2015

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Oakland University Student Congress put on a program entitled “Sex Signals” to teach students about safe and consensual sex.The program was included as part...

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