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OU Names Three Finalists for LGBT Center Director Position

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ATHENS, Ohio — Three candidates have been named as finalists to direct Ohio University’s LBGT Center, which hasn’t had a permanent director since the controversial firing of the previous director in January. Micah McCary, Nicolas Franco and Kerr Mesner will participate in open forums on the Athens Campus Nov. 20, 21 and 22, respectively, as part… Read More

Details From Ousted LGBT Director’s Complaint Against Supervisor

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Editor’s Note: delfin bautista uses the pronoun they/their and does not capitalize their name. ATHENS (WOUB) — On September 25, 2018, delfin bautista, then director of Ohio University’s LGBT Center, sent a report to the university’s Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance (ECRC) regarding their interaction with new supervisor Dr. MaryJane (Gigi) Secuban. As Vice… Read More

OU President Comments As Protesters Decry Removal Of LGBT Center Director

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ATHENS — Ohio University’s president reiterated the school’s commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community Friday as a group of people protested the removal of the LGBT Center’s director. Dr. Duane Nellis, during a meeting with reporters at Cutler Hall, repeated earlier statements by the university that the decision to remove delfin bautista (who uses they/them pronouns and doesn’t… Read More