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Drag Show: Anything but a Drag

Drag Show: Anything but a Drag

November 13, 2019

The Rainbow Alliance and Fashion for Philanthropy's drag show was a night full of art and self-expression by student queens and kings.

Club Spotlight: Fashion for Philanthropy and Rainbow Alliance

Club Spotlight: Fashion for Philanthropy and Rainbow Alliance

November 6, 2019

One might have questioned how one club can have pulled off such a spectacular event — that’s because the show marked a special collaboration between two Fordham Lincoln Center clubs: Fashion For Philanthropy and Rainbow Alliance.

A Fordham Student’s Guide to LGBT History Month

A Fordham Student’s Guide to LGBT History Month

October 16, 2019

Discover exhibits, shows, film screenings and more that commemorate LGBT History Month this October.

Fordham Introduces More Inclusivity in Housing Application

Fordham Introduces More Inclusivity in Housing Application

October 2, 2019

This year Fordham has taken a step to make housing applications more inclusive for transgender or gender-nonconforming individuals (TGNCI). The class of 2023 was the first class to have the option of expressing gender non-conformity in the housing application.

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.

‘Monologue Q’ Sets Stage for Empowerment

‘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.

Trans Students Oppose Online Name Change Process

Trans Students Oppose Online Name Change Process

January 22, 2019

Google, Blackboard, Banner and other online services at Fordham all have separate requirements for changing a display name, and no one service affects the rest yet.

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

Gray Breaks University Silence on TGNCI Rights

December 6, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Jeffrey Gray sent an email to a short list of club leaders and faculty assuring the students that Fordham University believes “transgender rights are human rights.”

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’s First Ever Drag Show

Fordham’s First Ever Drag Show

November 8, 2018

“Fordham did not know what they were getting into when they accepted my application,” Rosie “Ram...

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

Rally for Trans Rights Poster Defaced in Bathroom Stall

November 2, 2018

On Nov. 1, Jack Bugbee, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19, discovered a poster advertising the Rally for Trans Rights vandalized in a stall in one of the men’s restrooms in the Leon Lowenstein building.

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...