Tag: LGBTQ

Mason Pride Alliance rally

Students hold rally in wake of anti-LGBTQ Virginia bill BY MIA WISE, ASSISTANT CAMPUS EDITOR   The Mason Pride Alliance, along with Transgender Queer Mason and Arrows and Aces, organized a rally Feb. 7. These organizations, which are communities for…

Outlier sheds light on diversity in the LGBTQ community

Outlier Magazine: narrative, news and the new queer agenda Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor The Office of Student Media’s newest publication, Outlier Magazine, is taking a look into the uncensored minds of millennials and shedding a spotlight on diversity within the LGBTQ community. The…

Faculty senate votes to extend policy to protect gender identity

This story was originally published in the February 16 issue of Fourth Estate. The George Mason University faculty senate passed a resolution on Feb. 4 to add gender identity and expression to the university’s anti-discrimination policies. The resolution would extend…

A Safe Environment for the LGBTQ Community

This story was originally published in the Feb. 02 issue of Fourth Estate. Asher Ackman, staff writer “Can you introduce yourself and say what your preferred pronouns are?” This question is intended to avoid the mistake of misgendering someone in LGTBQ+…

Mason proposes gender identity to anti-discrimination policy

George Mason University’s student senate passed a proposal to add gender identity and expression to the university’s anti-discrimination policy. The proposal was one of the recommendations made by Mason’s LGBTQ Campus Climate Task Force. A final vote is still pending…

“Coming out” still an obstacle for some LGBTQ identities

George Mason University celebrated National Coming Out Week last week, but while “coming out” has become easier for those who identify as “gay” or “lesbian,” other identities in the LGBTQ community are still facing harsh obstacles. National Coming Out Week…

2014 Pride Week events preview

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks From March 31 to April 19, Mason continues its yearly trend of Pride Week events. Pride Week 2014 is packed with panels, workshops, and various events that welcome learning and interactions…

“Undocuqueer” panel unveils a tale of hidden struggle

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks On March 6, the Mason DREAMers presented students with a unique event titled “Undocuqueer” in the Johnson Center. Best known for their efforts to create more inclusive spaces for immigrant and…