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The paper inclusive signs covered the gender labels on campus restrooms on Friday. Photo: Cassandra Martinez

Students promote trans visibility with inclusive restroom signs

By Shafaq Patel
April 1, 2018

Lauren Lopez, tired of the limited number of gender-inclusive restrooms on campus, decided to act. They gathered five friends, printed out about 75 paper gender-inclusive signs, and posted them on every...

Don’t forget the T in LGBTQ

By Andrew Stanton
March 28, 2018

RuPaul, the drag queen who started the TV show RuPaul’s Drag Race, a popular drag competition, caused a stir within the LGBTQ community when he said he would “probably not” allow transitioning transgender...

When anyone casts their ballot in a normal year, they are fulfilling their civic responsibility as an American citizen. But this November, for the first time in a long time, there is a pandemic plaguing the U.S. during a presidential election. Illustration by Laura King

Making millennial voices matter

By David Fadul
January 28, 2018

In November, transgender rights will be on the ballot. A 2016 law prohibiting discrimination based on gender could be overturned by a veto referendum, due to the concentrated efforts of bigots and...

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