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Senior Annnie Pen-Castellanos has been conducting an independent study on trans-identifying people and their experiences with sexual education — they share their findings.

Commentary: Trans and queer stories are vital to sex-ed

By Annie Pena-Castellanos May 11, 2022
Many trans and queer people are very much left in the dust when it comes to understanding or knowing what resources are available to them.
Senior Maggie McAden refects on how COVID-19 has affected her and other LGBTQ+ students. The pandemic left them especially vulnerable after displacing students.

Commentary: COVID-19 created new challenges for LGBTQ+ students

By Maggie McAden April 21, 2021
I am lucky that who I love, and my gender, has not ended my life, nor worsened my mental health during a time in which everything is unraveling.
Editorial: LGBTQ narratives have always existed in religious spaces

Editorial: LGBTQ narratives have always existed in religious spaces

November 21, 2019
Exhibits like this one bring meaningful visibility to the struggles LGBTQ people have faced within religious communities.
Senior writing major Vanessa Zimmerman writes that the college has not done enough the address the anti-LGBTQ sentiment in its Protestant community, nor the pain it has caused.

Commentary: IC Protestant Community is not fixed

By Vanessa Zimmerman September 26, 2018
It’s time for Ithaca College to stop profiting off marginalized communities they don’t even listen to.
LGBTQ religious spaces needed

LGBTQ religious spaces needed

By Mahad Olad September 12, 2018
I’m proud to see fellow queer students fighting against harassment and discrimination and pushing for more visibility on campus. It’s a very difficult space to be in and there aren’t easy solutions.
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