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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...

Ava Thresh holds out her transgender flag proudly after her speech about protecting trans rights

Transgender Visibility Rally protests Trump Administration’s plan to redefine gender

Claire Nelson, News Contributor
October 29, 2018

On Monday night, transgender activists and those in solidarity came out to the Benton County Courthouse to protest the Trump administration that plans to implement a policy to define gender at birth, reversing...

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...

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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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