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Mason McDowell(third from the right), MAPS conference lead organizer this year, standing with attendees of the 2019 conference. The 2019 MAPS conference focused on minorities in general, moving forward, there will be a spotlight on a specific minority groups each year. The 2020 conference will focus on the LGBTQIA+ community in the medical field. 

MAPS conference to include focused spotlight on LGBTQIA+ community

William Ross, News Contributor
January 21, 2020

The Minority Association of Premedical students will be hosting their second conference since forming, this upcoming Saturday. Unlike last year’s conference, this 2020 event will have a focused spotlight...

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,...

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....

Drag Show

Drag culture provides a chance to speak out

Jaycee Kalama, News Contributor
October 29, 2018

On Oct. 26, Rainbow Continuum put on the Fall Drag Show at the LaSells Stewart Center. Drag is the adoption of clothing and roles of another gender for the purposes of play, entertainment or eroticism....

Wilson Hall

Pride floor opens in Wilson Hall to support LGBTQIA+ students

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
September 24, 2018

This fall, OSU’s Wilson Hall residence hall will open a new special interest community. The sixth floor will now be known as the Pride Floor, an SIC devoted to serving and providing an inclusive space...

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