The Daily Eastern News

LGBTQ+ discussion slated for Wednesday

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

October 8, 2019

LGBTQ+ individuals will share their experiences in the workplace at a panel Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity and Career Services are sponsoring the “Out @ Work” panel as part of Gender and...

Pride Month educates about LGBT people, GSD issues

Blake Faith, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

Every year in the month of June, the U.S. celebrates LGBT Pride Month to remember and honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan in 1969, according to the Library of Congress. Since 2009, Jessica Ward, director of Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity, said the center has moved Eastern’s Pride Month ...

Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity to host bracelet making session at new location

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 17, 2017

A new, larger space for the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity is now available, giving the Center a chance to host more activities including a bracelet-making session as part of LGBTGA+ History Month. Students can make these pride flag bracelets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the basement of Stevenson...

Lunch date promotes GSD Center

Travis Moody, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2017

Members of the LGBTQA+ community and their allies can learn more about the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity and EIU Pride at a "Lunch Date in the GSD Center” on Monday at 11:30 a.m. in the Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Siobhan Doherty, a sophomore sociology major and president of...

Workshop to teach students to be activists for any cause

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

October 10, 2017

Students can learn how to become an activist for the LGBTQA+ community or any cause at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Martinsville Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Being an activist is more than making signs or going to demonstrations, said Karissa Light, an intern with the Center for...

First Safezone training set for Thursday

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

January 25, 2017

To kick off the first SafeZone training of the semester, “SafeZone Core” will give participants a basic knowledge about gender and sexual diversity. This training session will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday in the Martinsville Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jessica Ward,...

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