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Pride Guide

Pride Guide

June 12, 2019

A guide to the many Pride events happening in the city this month.

Club Leader Revises the Meaning of “Cura Personalis”

Club Leader Revises the Meaning of “Cura Personalis”

April 30, 2019

To say the least, I was burned out. I’d worn myself down in every possible way, playing a months-long balancing act of activities and commitments. I felt like I had entered college already starting to fizzle. Now I was preparing to graduate not with fireworks, but only with the choking ash they leave behind.

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

Transgender Housing Rights Still Not Secure At Fordham

April 10, 2019

Jenifer Campbell, senior director of residential life, explained that the office works with transgender students on a case-by-case basis.

Since Stonewall

Since Stonewall

March 12, 2019

The New York Public Library examines 50 years of liberation in the name of love.

Rainbow President Aims to Normalize Sex and Sexuality on Campus

Rainbow President Aims to Normalize Sex and Sexuality on Campus

February 13, 2019

Rainbow Alliance is more than a spot to "talk about gay stuff." For Jack Bugbee, it's a part of his identity as a gay man and LGBTQ activist.

Fordham Students Rally To Support Trans Rights

Fordham Students Rally To Support Trans Rights

November 14, 2018

Members of the LGBTQ community and their allies gathered together outside the Lowenstein entrance, holding signs that read “Fordham’s Silence Equals Violence,” and “Trans Rights Are Human Rights” to show their support for those in the trans community and their frustration with the Fordham administration.

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

Fordham Allies Demand Improved Rights for Transgender Students

October 25, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 21, the New York Times leaked a memo from President Donald Trump’s administration outlining a new initiative that would redefine the term “sex,” effectively delegitimizing...

Petitions Duke It Out Over Drag Show

Petitions Duke It Out Over Drag Show

October 24, 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) launc...

Fordham Students Celebrate Pride Month

Fordham Students Celebrate Pride Month

June 30, 2018

This pride season, in a nation engulfed in chaos and disunity, the LGBTQ community proved that diversit...

Review: “Log Cabin,” and the Wilderness of LGBTQ Equality

Review: “Log Cabin,” and the Wilderness of LGBTQ Equality

June 29, 2018

Log cabins are man-made. They’re visibly intertwined, tangled structures forged by forcing lumber together...

Staff Editorial: Care for the Whole Person and Every Person

Staff Editorial: Care for the Whole Person and Every Person

April 6, 2018

Despite its reputation as a relatively progressive university, many rules enforced by the Fordham admini...

The Transphobia of Fordham’s Dorm Policies

The Transphobia of Fordham’s Dorm Policies

April 4, 2018

Here at the proud Jesuit institution of Fordham University, our administration is under the illusion that they can claim to “care for the whole person” while blatantly ignoring the needs of transgender and queer students.