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Genocide survivor to speak on Darfur

By | Nov 29, 2007

When Stephanie Nyombayire was only 7 years old, her family was torn apart by the genocide in Rwanda. Hutu extremists murdered dozens of members of Nyombayire’s extended family. “Everything about that experience made me want to make sure that this experience wasn’t repeated — not just for my family, but also for any other human…

Activist to return to Ithaca for LGBT celebration

By | Oct 5, 2007

Roey Thorpe, a former city of Ithaca council member and activist for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Clark Lounge as this year’s National Coming Out Day speaker, sponsored by the Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services. In 1994, Thorpe was Tompkins County’s first openly gay elected…