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On Oct. 2, 2019, the Pride Center relaunched their Ill Go With You campaign. This campaign, which originally launched in May, 2016 is meant to show support for non-cisgender people who wish to use the bathroom matching their gender identity and feel safe while doing so. 

OSU celebrates Queer History Month

Tanveer Sandhu, News Contributor
October 7, 2019

First celebrated in 1994, Queer History Month coincides with “National Coming Out Day”—a celebration of coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or as an ally—held annually on Oct....

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OSU celebrates Queer History Month

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
October 22, 2018

Queer History Month is nationally recognized in the month of October, and the OSU community will mark this month with a series of events devoted to growth and celebration. “Queer history month is a...

Violet Rue, a pre-chemical engineering student, recently had her birth certificate changed to reflect her preferred gender.

Changing gender on documentation poses challenges

Sydney Sullivan, News Contributor
March 19, 2018

Community reflects on importance of identification that matches preferred gender identity.Violet Rue, a pre-chemical engineering student at Oregon State University, went to her local courthouse on Jan....

OSU has at least 207 gender-inclusive restrooms in at least 75  buildings, according to Gabriel Merrell, the director of access and affirmative action with Equal Opportunity and Access.

OSU expands gender-inclusive facilities

Efforts continue to improve restroom availability.Currently, at least 207 publicly accessible gender-inclusive restrooms in at least 75 buildings are on the Oregon State University. The university is continuing...

Carmen Sutra, Miss Dharma, and Lucielle S. Balls posing for a studio photograph.

OSU Spring Drag Show provides form of self-expression, creates community for LGBTQ+ individuals

Expression is open to interpretation and can be different for everyone. In the LGBTQ+ community, drag is one of many facets of expression that some individuals use. With this past week being Pride Week,...

Staff members of the Global Community Kitchen prepare food for the Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 24. The GCK allows student organizations to rent out the industrial kitchen in the Memorial Union to make food for campus events. Student volunteers prepare, serve and clean up the food through the GCK. 

Global Community Kitchen allows students to prepare food for campus events

Lauren Sluss
January 17, 2017

Student organizations no longer have to cook for their events within their own homes. With the help of OSU’s new Global Community Kitchen, students can now have access to a professional industrial-sized...

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