The Town of Ithaca does not usually host large Pride Month events because most of the college student population is gone in June.
The Ithaca College community gathered at Muller Chapel Nov. 20 for a memorial for transgender and gender-nonconforming people who lost their lives.
In an effort to be more inclusive, Ithaca College has installed over 100 all-gender bathrooms on campus over the course of several years of renovations.
As the semester comes to an end, members of the Class of 2019 at Ithaca College will be participating in several ceremonies, collecting their graduation regalia and preparing for graduation.
“It’s become not only a part of the social and academic parts of the community but woven into the curricular parts of the community as well,” Maurer said
Discrimination against elderly members of the LGBTQ community may include shunning them, neglecting their care or attempting to convert them.
Luca Maurer, LGBT Education, Outreach & Services Center program director, discusses growing up in a small rural town in upstate New York, his experiences of homophobia in college, and the moment he decided to choose his career path as a professional advocate and educator for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.
Ithaca College’s 14th annual Rainbow Reception on April 15 celebrated the accomplishments of lesbian, gay, transgender, queer, asexual and allied members of the graduating class and graduate students.