UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights

The student organization is petitioning for the abortion pill to be available at UHS.

Question and Answer: Lincoln Quang Duong runs on one-man ticket for SGA President

Quang Duong is a junior studying economics and political science at UMass.

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

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

Bathroom stalls in Whitmore occupied during first day of Gender Liberation Union actions

GLU demands speedy implementation of campus-wide gender-neutral bathrooms as 150 participate.

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.

Journalism department to sponsor LGBT tea social

Hosted by senior journalism major Lia Gips, the tea social will be a time for LGBT students within the journalism department to come together in a safe, ally-friendly environment and get to know each other.

Shaha performance to focus on racism in LGBTQIA+ community

The diversity peer education group, which usually performs to residence halls, will offer a broader performance Tuesday in the Campus Center.

Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’

At the two-and-a-half-hour meeting, Kumble Subbaswamy, Katherine Newman and other administrators responded to concerns and suggestions from attendees.

UHS can now prescribe, inject or teach to inject, and monitor hormones for transgender students

Hormone replacement therapy for transitioning students is covered under the Student Health Benefit Plan.

An open letter to Chancellor Subbaswamy about diversity

Ajey Pandey offers a number of suggestion to improve the Diversity Strategic Plan at UMass.

UMass Amazing Race sees spike in competitors

This semester’s Amazing Race, which was held Friday, attracted 35 team and more than 100 competitors.

Gender Liberation UMass hosts week of events focused non-gender conforming students

The student group presented a letter of demands, which was co-signed by many other organizations, as well as the Student Government Association, to administrators on Monday.

UMass ranked in top 25 for LGBTQ students

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

UMass bathroom policy to provide comfort, safety for transgender and non-gender conforming students

The Title IX compliant regulation was approved last fall and went into effect in the spring semester.

Teach-in provides forum for student activists

Students share and collaborate on campus-wide issues.

Comic artist hosts lecture about gender and sexuality in cartoons

Queer erotic comic artist Katie Diamond treated UMass to a lecture ” “No Straight Lines: Drawing Sexuality and Gender in Comics”

Stonewall Center founder, Yeskel, passes away

Felice Yeskel, the founder of the University of Massachusetts Stonewall Center passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 11, after a two-year battle with cancer.

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.

AIDS activist to speak at UMass

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall Center on the University of Massachusetts campus, AIDS activist Cleve Jones will speak Wednesday September 15, kicking off a semester-long speaker series.