Marching for progress

Marching for progress

A month ago, the Women’s March on Washington amassed over one million marchers in D.C. and over five million protestors worldwide. In the event’s aftermath, feminist students and professors on campus are left figuring out how to take that energy and apply it to activism moving forward. Annelise Heinz, an...

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Students honor victims of Orlando shooting with vigil

Students honor victims of Orlando shooting with vigil

Over 70 members of the UTD community gathered on Wednesday evening for a vigil to honor the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. The event, which was hosted by Pride at UTD and Rainbow Guard, featured short speeches from campus leaders, a candlelight ceremony and prayers...

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Memorial for transgender victims marked by grafitti

Memorial for transgender victims marked by grafitti

LGBT groups seek better awareness on campus after incident A display made on one of the spirit rocks in remembrance of transgender individuals lost to violence was defaced on the night of Nov. 30. The rock, which was painted by Pride and Rainbow Guard, was commemorating Transgender Day of Remembrance...

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LGBT History Month 2014

LGBT History Month 2014

Created in 1994, LGBT History Month celebrates the achievements of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals. Unfortunately, the LGBT community faces exclusion from history education in many nations worldwide. Equality Forum, a nonprofit organization that helps advocated LGBT civil rights through education, is one of the largest proponents of LGBT History Month....

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