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United Student Government (USG), Rainbow Alliance and The Positive pushed for inclusivity of all genders on campus by advocating for gender-neutral bathrooms, use of chosen names on official Fordham documents, and safe housing for gender-netural and transgender students. 

Five Years Later, Gender-Inclusive Housing Options Announced

March 10, 2020

After a five-year debate about the rights and safety of transgender and gender non-conforming students, Fordham College Lincon Center announced that it will offer gender-neutral housing to its residents for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year.

Signage of bathroom located near the lobby of McMahon Hall was changed to just say “Restroom” in 2017. (ASEAH KHAN/THE OBSERVER)

Fordham Restroom Signs Shift to ‘All Gender’

July 11, 2018

Fordham University has taken an important step regarding gender inclusivity on campus by changing the...

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Potty Politics: Studying Gender Inclusivity in the Concrete Jungle

September 19, 2017

Much like short-term study abroad programs to locations like Morocco, Rome and Granada, summer intern...