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Community members like Kassandra D’Aniello, FCLC ‘21, who is transgender, will be able to obtain new IDs.

Schoolwide Chosen Name Policy Expected to Take Effect Next Semester

March 27, 2019

Some areas that will be affected are ID cards, class rosters, Blackboard, Gmail and other Google services. New ID cards will be available to students free of charge.

The panel at WGSS's International Women's Day event analyzed the visuals for Janelle Monáe's feminist anthem,

WGSS Celebrates International Women’s Day with Research Roundtable

March 16, 2019

The department of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies celebrated International Women’s Day by using research to open a dialogue where no gender was left out and no limited definition of woman went unquestioned. The event was held a research roundtable on Friday, March 8th in the South Lounge of the Lowenstein building.

With a directorial crew that consists of a trans woman, a cis woman and a non-binary person,

‘Monologue Q’ Sets Stage for Empowerment

February 12, 2019

"The Vagina Monologues" quickly turned into an award-winning play that inspired women’s empowerment. However, its lack of diversity prompted three Fordham students to start their own production.

These increases in diversity and academic achievement coincide with increased acceptance of female students.

Class of ’23 Set to Become Most Diverse and Highest Achieving

February 6, 2019

Fordham continues to accept higher-achieving and more diverse students every year, indicating Fordham is becoming a more competitive institution in terms of admissions.

If a female student wants to report a Title IX case on campus, her options are almost exclusively male. (GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY ESME BLEECKER-ADAMS/THE OBSERVER)

Title IX Gender Disparity Raises Concerns

November 14, 2018

With a predominantly large presence of male staff members heading the Title IX process, questions about its contribution to the number of unreported sexual assault cases seem to emerge.

The fight for identity celebration concerns us all. (TED EYTAN VIA FLICKR)

It’s Never Been About Bathrooms

February 28, 2018

Until two years ago, transgender and gender non-conforming (trans/gnc) identities were inextricably li...

Deconstructing the Idea of Gendered Clothing

September 25, 2017

By KILEY CAMPBELL Staff Writer If I haven’t made my being transgender blaringly obvious through ...

Fashion Trends Subvert Gender Expectations

September 16, 2016

By KARIN HADADAN Contributing Writer Years ago, the world of fashion was strictly divided in two: womenswear and menswear. In the past five ...

The B-Word and its Many Meanings

September 30, 2015

By KATHY YOO Contributing Writer In her MTV documentary, “My Time Now,” rapper Nicki Minaj shares he...

Is This the End of Gender-Based Labeling in Retail?

Is This the End of Gender-Based Labeling in Retail?

August 28, 2015

By EMILY SITNER Staff Writer Girls play with dolls. Boys play with superheroes. Girls like pink,...

Sarah Thomas: Breaking the NFL’s Glass Ceiling

April 29, 2015

By MATTHEW MCCARTHY Sports Co-Editor Published: April 29, 2015 The National Football Leagu...

We Must Remove Desexualization From Equality

April 16, 2014

By RACHEL SHMULEVICH Opinions Editor Published: April 16, 2014 Gender equality is a battle which ...