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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...

Being Christian is no excuse for being homophobic

Kylie Cohen, Contributor June 30, 2021

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. While this is a time of celebration for LGBTQIA+ Americans, it’s important to remember that there are still politicians who are fighting against equal rights for the LGBTQIA+...

HBO’s ‘Genera+ion’ gives viewers an inside look at what it’s like to be gen-z

Cayla Smith, Campus Editor March 24, 2021

HBO Max released an original called “Genera+ion” on March 11. The show is a dramedy series that follows a group of Gen-Z teenagers, who test deeply rooted beliefs about life and love in their conservative...

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,...

Netflix’s ‘I Care A Lot’ has grown in popularity this week. The movie initially grabs your attention, but has trouble maintaining that energy throughout.

Netflix’s ‘I Care A Lot’: too long to be good

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor March 3, 2021

Netflix always seems to come in handy with its top ten watches of the week. This week in the number one spot is “I Care a Lot”, this Netflix Original was a great, simple and easy watch — at least...

Annual WGS film festival to show ‘KIKI’

Annual WGS film festival to show ‘KIKI’

Autumn Page, Marketing Director February 17, 2021

The Women and Gender Studies (WGS) program will host their 37th annual film festival virtually via Zoom on Saturday, March 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. The film documentary ‘KIKI’ (2016) will be the topic...

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...

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Editorial: A question of morality

By Oona Goodin-Smith September 17, 2014

For most, announcing a pregnancy is a joyous occasion, met with congratulations and celebration. For Barbara Webb, a now former science teacher at Marian High School, however, a July pregnancy announcement...

Leading through hope

Leading through hope

By Scott Wolchek October 22, 2013

Dustin Lance Black, the writer of the Academy Award winning movie “Milk” said we’re on the verge of making history.And Black doesn’t just come to any school or place of business to say that either.He...

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