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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The IPA is a project within the Tompkins Chamber Foundation, a not-for-profit. It partnered with the TCF for a fiscal sponsorship, which means the TCF assists with tax and legal paperwork and setting up a bank account for the organization.

Pride Alliance centralizes Ithaca’s LGBTQ+ community through local programming

By Ryan Johnson, Assistant News Editor February 7, 2024
Reusable bags were filled with donated clothing at the Community School of Music and Arts Feb. 3 as about 140 people showed out to support the “All Y’all Clothing Swap,” the opening event for the newly formed Ithaca Pride Alliance. 
Editorial: LGBTQ+ students deserve continued and increased support from the college

Editorial: LGBTQ+ students deserve continued and increased support from the college

By The Ithacan August 23, 2023

As part of Fall 2023 orientation, the Ithaca College Office of New Student and Transition Programs hosted Pride Fest, an event for students in the LGBTQ+ community and allies to celebrate pride and acceptance...

Jeff Iovannone, a public historian specializing in LGBTQ+ heritage conservation in Buffalo, New York, said he wanted to share the digital mapping of “Stone Butch Blues” with the Ithaca College community because the Ithaca LGBTQ History Walking Tour inspired some of his work.

LGBTQ+ historian presents on historical sites in activist’s novel

By Lorien Tyne, News Editor April 5, 2023
About 10 members of the campus community joined Iovannone in Clarke Lounge to hear Jeff Iovannone, a public historian specializing in LGBTQ+ heritage conservation in Buffalo, New York, speak.
Members of Transpose: Ithaca Queer Singers Alliance take a photo before rehearsal. The group, previously known as the Ithaca Gay Mens Chorus, rebranded to reflect their inclusivity.

Name change rings true for Ithaca chorus group

By Lily Lipka, Staff Writer April 5, 2023
Performing music together takes collective trust and care for each and every person performing. This has never been clearer than with Transpose: Ithaca Queer Singers Alliance. 
Grace Dosdall, pride fellow at the LGBT Center, helps set up Emerson Suites for the Pride Prom on March 23. The prom was attended by around 120 people.

LGBT Center creates an evening for students to celebrate

By Mariana Contreras, Contributing Writer March 29, 2023
Students dusted off their dancing shoes and broke out their best outfits for the first post-COVID-19 pandemic Pride Prom on March 23 in the Emerson Suites. 
From left, Kol (Elias Anton) and Adam (Thom Green) share an intimate moment as they fall in love over the course of a fateful day.

Review: Queer coming-of-age tale blossoms with affection

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor March 1, 2023
Director Goran Stolevski’s queer coming-of-age romance “Of an Age" is truly a testament to the power of human connection and self-discovery.
Sophomore Shyla Mishra is hoping for progress on the legalization of same-sex marriage in India. She thinks discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community must end through new laws and society’s input.

Commentary: India must secure LGBTQ+ community’s human rights

By Shyla Mishra January 31, 2023
India needs to legalize same-sex marriage. This fight has been going on for far too long and even if the court legalizes it, it won't end there.
The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

The Ithacan Diversity Report 2022–23

By Zhannz Gomez, Community Outreach Manager December 8, 2022
This year, The Ithacan is revisiting last year’s diversity report. The new diversity report was formulated by the current community outreach manager.
Column: Stop forcing celebrities to come out

Column: Stop forcing celebrities to come out

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor December 6, 2022
Recent cases of celebrities like Kit Connor and Rebel Wilson being forced to come out are part of a problematic trend in Hollywood.
From left, Patrick (David Dawson), Marion (Emma Corrin) and Tom (Harry Styles) find themselves at the center of a story about forbidden love.

Review: Story of suppressed queer love disappoints

By Eleanor Kay, Managing Editor November 15, 2022
"My Policeman" spans the course of 40 years, with flourishing cinematography keeping the viewer's attention despite an underdeveloped storyline.
From left, Bobby (Billy Eichner) and Aaron (Luke Macfarlane) find a connection despite both of them having serious commitment issues.

Review: Gay rom-com brings all the laughs

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor October 9, 2022
Billy Eichner of "Billy on the Street" fame is the lead star in director Nicholas Stoller's latest comedy "Bros," one of the funniest films of 2022.
Senior Khami Auerbach selects from an assortment of bagels at the Bi Bagel Brunch, hosted by the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services.

Students celebrate bisexuality with bagel party

By Patrick Mazzella, Contributing Writer September 28, 2022
The sounds of the crisp crunch of bagels filled the hallway of Towers Concourse on Sept. 21 as students gathered for a Bi Bagel Brunch, hosted by the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach and Services.
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