Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma

Students can come to meetings on every other Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate

Robert Rigo discusses the gender norms regarding masculinity and how some who identify as LGBT+ feel marginalized by the societal definition of what it means to be a man.

A lesson in liberal self-servitude

Change comes from taking direct action, not from hinting at your beliefs.

Protests for gender-neutral bathrooms continue for second day in Whitmore

Gender Liberation Union organizers discuss progress made over the past day.

Ways to beat the political fatigue we’re all feeling

After the recent results of the Presidential Election, it’s important we’re still doing the right steps in making sure our voices are being heard in our community.

Protesting is our last front

Those whom oppose President-elect Donald Trump must unite to make sure their political influence is not silenced.

The future of the Republican Party

A careful consideration of all possible outcomes in the election to analyze the future of the GOP.

LGBTQ+ people face discrimination and violence

Those who do not conform to society’s rules for gender and sexuality are ostracized.

Discussion group focuses on sexual violence in LGBTQIA+ communities

Becky Lockwood, associate director at the Center for Women and Community, led a discussion Monday on the prevalence of sexual assault and gender-based violence in LGBTQIA+ communities.

VOX prepares ‘Nostras Voces’ to replace ‘The Vagina Monologues’

The campus organization designed a new show that’s more inclusive than Eve Ensler’s play in order to better represent women today.

An open letter to ‘The Tab UMass’

Nicholas Ozorowski pens an open letter to “The Tab UMass” in response to two pieces published by the outlet in early February.

UMass’ queer inclusivity and the progress that still needs to be made

A nationwide push for queer-inclusive sex education highlights the current need for and lack of resources.

UMass ranked in top 25 for LGBTQ students

University has recently introduced new policies to support transgender and non-gender conforming students.

A colorful UMass homecoming

Ethan Sobel recalls his time at UMass and reflects on his personal experiences upon returning to campus.

UMass United Rally in support of Derrick Gordon, LGBTQ community

UMass students, Five college students and Amherst residents alike march in support of Derrick Gordon and the LGBTQ community after the Westboro Baptist Church threatened to picket UMass on Wednesday, April 16.

Storify: Teammates, community show support for Derrick Gordon

UMass coaches, teammates and community members express support for Derrick Gordon’s decision to come out as the first openly gay Division I men’s basketball player.

Gay marriage supported by human rights

Steven Gillard argues that support for gay marriage comes down to support for human rights, regardless of moral opinion or religious doctrine.

Kosilek should not be granted sex change surgery

Steven Gillard debates the constitutionality of the recent court finding in favor of the taxpayer-funded sex change of Michelle, formerly Robert, Kosilek.

Part of the system

Collegian columnist Will Syldor writes about how participating in an oppressive system dehumanizes the participant as much as it does violence to to the people being oppressed.