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Student Accessibility Services advocate for students with hidden disabilities

Kaylie Norris and Sunny Weisenberger January 19, 2023

Hidden disabilities accounted for 94% of Student Accessibility Services accommodations among students at Kent State in the academic year of 2021-2022. “The vast majority of people on Kent State’s...

Series protagonist Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista, played by Mj Rodriguez. 

Cancellation of FX’s “Pose” leaves void in the representation of trans identities of color

Cameron Aloway Reporter March 17, 2021

Earlier this month, it was announced that the groundbreaking FX show “Pose,” which showcased trans actors of color like Mj Rodriguez, who plays as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista, would be canceled after...

LGBTQ+ Center to hold virtual Lavender Graduation

With the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing measures in place, in-person commencement ceremonies have been postponed as schools across the country wait for further instruction or develop a way...

World AIDS Day gets LGBTQ+ students talking

Sydney Ford International reporter December 2, 2019

World AIDS Day sparked a round table discussion about raising awareness among LGBTQ+ students in the lower area of the Student Center on Dec. 2.    Robert Leahy and Katie Mattise, two employees at...

LGBTQ+ Center hosts fourth annual Rainbow Run

The fourth annual Rainbow Run, hosted by the LGBTQ+ Center on Oct. 4, raised money for their emergency fund to help those in need. Volunteers, alumni, students and several others attended the event to...

In a study done by the Center for American Progress, the center found there were disparities in health and insurance coverage between LGBTQ people and heterosexuals.

American Health Care Act could affect transgender insurance coverage

Cody Patton June 28, 2017

The proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act — the American Health Care Act — labels transsexuality as a “pre-existing condition.”The Washington Post reported in a May 4 story, “The measure...

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