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Andrew Connelly created a painting based on the Daedalus and Icarus myth for the art show.

“Q” the Spotlight on LGBTQ Artists

March 10, 2020

Rainbow Alliance brought together five student artists for a showcase of art from LGBTQ community at Q the Spotlight. Read more about Rainbow Alliance’s Q the Spotlight.

The New York City AIDS Memorial in Greenwich Village is a testament to the lives lost during the AIDS epidemic.

The FDA’s Refusal to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood is Blood-Boiling

October 30, 2019

As blood screening technology and medical treatments for HIV/AIDS continue to improve, the already shaky scientific foundation supporting the FDA regulation grows increasingly less convincing.

Students at Lavender Graudation will be able to choose the name on their certificates, giving the option for transgender students to use their preferred name.

Fordham to Hold First LGBTQ Graduation Ceremony

May 1, 2019

On May 8, students, professors and alumni will gather for the first Lavender Graduation held at Fordham University to recognize the achievements of graduating LGBT+ students and faculty. The Lavender Graduation aims to be a safe space for all attendees to be their true selves without fear or judgment.

Representations of LGBTQ relationships should match reflect reality.

We Need Healthier Relationships on LGB-TV

February 12, 2019

Seeing someone with your sexuality or gender identity can inspire, and it shows people that they too have the capacity to be just as happy and successful.

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Sexual minorities face higher rates of body negativity and eating disordered behavior.

The Frightening Presence of Eating Disorders Among Queer Men

October 10, 2018

Historically, most eating disorder research has primarily focused on women, but recently there has been...

NYTVF is holding its 13th annual television festival that aims to bring audiences the best of new and returning television programs. (Jon Bjornson/The Observer)

Overview of October’s Overwhelming Opportunities

October 12, 2017

While October and its reputation as “spooky season” have begun to the elation of many, others are...

Queer British Art at the Tate

June 28, 2017

By NADINE SANTORO Contributing Writer You don’t normally expect to encounter strobe lighting and...

From left: Auge, Doman, Muñoz and Francesco comprise the E-Board. (IAN SOKOLOWSKI/THE OBSERVER)

Rainbow Alliance Offers Safe Space For Students

October 20, 2016

By MOISES MENDEZ  Contributing Writer When discussing the LGBT+ acronym, it’s always important to include t...

Rainbow and Russian Forum Host Homophobia Roundtable

Rainbow and Russian Forum Host Homophobia Roundtable

March 27, 2015

By: CONNOR MANNION Asst. News Co-Editor Published: March 26th, 2015 The event, named “Back in...

“Full of Grace: Journeys of LGBT Catholics” will play at Pope Auditorium at FCLC on Nov. 24. (Courtesy of Bob Choiniere)

‘Full of Grace’ Explores the Journey of LGBT Catholics

November 20, 2014

By LOULOU CHYSSIDESStaff WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 Homosexuality has always been a sensitive topic within the Roman Catholic Church. On Nov. 24 in Fordham College at Lincoln C...

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Fordham OUTLaws Discuss Transgender Discrimination at Symposium

April 16, 2014

  By GUNAR OLSEN Staff Writer Published: April 12, 2014 On Thursday, April 10, the Fordham OUTLaws, Fordham’s LGBTQ law student ...

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Professional Sports Organizations Must Take a Stand Against Homophobia

February 26, 2014

By STEFANIE COCOZZELLI Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2014 Homophobia is a problem that has been plaguing professional sports for years now, and many have wondered who would bre...