Archive

You are viewing the "LGBTQ issues" Archives

The Gender Revolution flier

Film, “The Gender Revolution” and Panel Discussion


Posted on:

Welcome parents, teachers, community members! Learn more about gender diversity and how to support our transgender and gender non-conforming students. We will be showing the 2017 documentary, “The Gender Revolution” followed by a panel discussion that includes a transgender/gnc high school student, a supportive teacher, a supportive parent of a transgender/gnc student, and a former… Read More

Gov. John Kasich

Kasich Signs Order Against Gender Identity Discrimination

By:
Posted on:

Gov. John Kasich has included a new category into state protections against discrimination in an executive order he signed Wednesday. But those protections might not last very long. Kasich’s order includes gender identity, which wasn’t included in previous executive orders or in state law on discrimination. This is a change for Kasich, who says he’s a conservative but… Read More

Queer Touring Bands Find Their Own Spaces in Athens, Ohio

By:
Posted on:

By Devon Hannan Between bars and commercial venues, lines can be blurred in terms of what makes a safe space actually a safe. For bands on tour, efforts made my space owners around the country soon become very apparent. Are space owners actually providing a safe space to include artists of all backgrounds and identities… Read More

Finding Diversity in Theater

By:
Posted on:

Young people all across the country are speaking up and calling for a more inclusive culture that celebrates a wide diversity of experiences. OUtlet reporter and freshman theater major Seth Eggenschwiller explores students’ push for their vision of a more diverse and inclusive theater division at Ohio University. Here in Athens, diversity is a noticeable… Read More

Queer Fashion

By: ,
Posted on:

Fashion has historically been a means for folks to facilitate and express cultural elements through identification and unification. Queer fashion specifically has helped LGBTQ+ individuals recognize, meet and connect with other members of the community. The OUtlet’s Delaney Murray and Juli Holbert explore and define queer fashion through the decades. “Queer fashion” has always existed,… Read More

Generational Activism

By: ,
Posted on:

Activism has long, historical roots in the United States that are sewn into the Constitution. The right for individuals to peaceably assemble has, and does, pave the way for groups to achieve political goals. But has activism changed? The OUtlet’s Juli Holbert takes a look at how different generations view protest and activism. Nina Richner,… Read More

Business Power: Athens businesses try to combat harassment

By: , ,
Posted on:

While some activists show support for their causes by creating signs and publicly protesting, others are using other methods to create and influence change. One local group is working with local businesses to help create a more welcoming environment for people from all walks of life. People’s Justice League is an organization dedicated to creating… Read More

Athens LGBTQ Legacy Project


Posted on:

The School of Art + Design proudly presents the “Athens LGBTQ Legacy Project,” a historical tour, stories, film and panel discussion facilitated by Becky Chmielewski, at Seigfred Hall’s Mitchell Auditorium April 13 and 14. “The Legacy Walk,” will begin at Seigfred Hall on Friday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. and conclude at Athens Uncorked by 7:30… Read More

Transgender Faith Leaders Answer the Call to Become Prophets

By: , ,
Posted on:

Attending an affirming church is not always an option for members of the LGBTQ community, so queer people often have to seek out nontraditional ways to do faith. For transgender people who are called to serve as clergy, there are a handful of protestant denominations that will ordain them. However for those in denominations that… Read More

The Pride of Queens: Celebrating Drag in Athens

By: ,
Posted on:

Tucked away among the many venues of Athens, Ohio sits the wine bar Athens Uncorked. A rainbow flag hangs from outside, welcoming all who come. The music is subtle and calm, but at least once every month there’s a new track, the volume turned up and accompanied by the quips of queens. The bar is transformed into a venue fit for a drag show…. Read More

Media of Pride

By:
Posted on:

Friday, February 2nd students gather in a conference room in baker center, it is the beginning of the 48-hour shootout. The students involved will spend every hour of the next two days creating a 3 to 5-minute film. A representative from each team will be surrounding their phones as they enter the room. While they… Read More