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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, Editor-in-Chief 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, Editor-in-Chief 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 Gender & Sexuality Center is located at 49D Oakland Center (basement of the OC).

OU ranks as one of state’s top LGBTQIA+-inclusive campuses

Robert Ogg, Staff Reporter November 29, 2016

It’s no secret that Oakland University is a school that embraces the LGBTQIA+ (LGBT) community. In the basement of the Oakland Center is the Gender & Sexuality Center, which is devoted to helping...

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%...

Oakland University drag show celebrates 13th year with Mardi Gras flair

Oakland University drag show celebrates 13th year with Mardi Gras flair

Cheyanne Kramer April 15, 2016

The GSA hosted the 13th annual drag show in the Banquet Rooms on April 14th. Three professional performers joined students for the performances.The performance theme this year was "Mardi Gras", and every...

‘Vagina Monologues’ empowers and celebrates women

Cheyanne Kramer February 7, 2016

On Feb. 5 and 6, the Gender and Sexuality Center at Oakland University hosted the annual “Vagina Monologues” in Dodge Hall.Outside of the lecture room a sign hung warning attendees.“This play contains...

The V Word

Cheyanne Kramer January 10, 2016

The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) will be putting on a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” on Feb. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. in Dodge Hall.Grace Wojcik, coordinator of the Gender and Sexuality Center,...

Its On Us campaign kicks off

‘It’s On Us’ campaign kicks off

Jake Smith January 10, 2016

Following the kickoff event on Jan. 6 of the ‘It’s On Us’ campaign sponsored by the Oakland University Student Congress, OU will be spreading awareness and prevention of sexual assault this semester.The...

Student performers shine at the GSA’s 11th Annual Drag Show

Ali DeRees April 12, 2014

Kings and queens alike strutted their stuff at the GSA’s 11th Annual Oakland University Drag Show. The show consisted of student performers as well as professionals.This was the first show that included...

OU couples get legally married, court stops recognizing it

By Editors March 25, 2014

Hundreds of same-sex couples, some from OU, flocked to courthouses to tie the knot after U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman ruled the Michigan Marriage Act unconstitutional, Friday, March 21.The lift...

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