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An employee sits at the equipment desk of Dixon Recreation Center. 

Transgender, non-binary students feel ‘exposed’ using Dixon’s all-gender changing room, gym looks to accommodate

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
August 10, 2020

Students have expressed feeling exposed due to the location of the entrance to the all-gender changing room in Dixon Recreation Center at Oregon State University. The gym contains two all-gender restrooms...

A panel composed of LGBTQIA+ OSU-affiliated STEM leaders speak out about their experiences coming out of the closet. 

Student-led LGBTQIA+ organization hosts STEM coming-out panel during Queer History Month

Vada Shelby, News Contributor
October 14, 2019

Corrections: This article has been updated to correct quotes by Kate Schilke, as well as a misspelling of her name, and correct the date she came out. The Barometer regrets these errors. Out in Science,...

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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...

Shea Diamond is a transgender singer who spent most of her upbringing in Memphis, TN, and who considers herself an alternative and indie singer.

Transgender singer fuses social justice, music

Genesis Hansen, Columnist
January 29, 2018

Shea Diamond’s ‘I Am Her’ peaks interest in music industry.“My womanhood has always been under attack, it’s always been challenged,” Shea Diamond, transgender alternative and indie singer,...

Lucille S. Balls dances for the crowd during Dam Right Dance Night. Balls is a local queen in Corvallis. 

Dam Right Dance Night drag event changes venue

Tom’s Peacock Bar & Grill to host drag event formerly known as Dam Right Drag Night.The world of drag performance is growing and changing in Corvallis. Dam Right Drag Night, the first drag event...

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,...

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OSU commits to continued inclusion of transgender students

Jamie Chin, News Contributor
March 13, 2017

Announcement follows U.S. Department of Education’s recent change inguidance regarding access to restrooms and facilities for transgender studentsDespite the decision by the Trump Administration to rescind...

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