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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Lindsey Zike, a freshman art education major, signs her name on a rainbow door for National Coming Out Day.

GSD Center celebrates National Coming Out Day

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 11, 2021

Staff from Eastern’s Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity rolled out the rainbow door for people to sign in recognition of National Coming Out Day. Each year, members of the LGBTQ+ community use...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Pride Month is beneficial

Staff Editorial April 8, 2019

With April being Pride Month for students at Eastern, several activities are being planned. Although, the question arises, “What is so beneficial about Pride Month?” Pride Month is dedicated...

Ben Wilburn, a graduate assistant and coordinator in the LGBTQA+ resource center, discusses microaggressions, which are subtle but offensive comments or actions that are often unintentional, in the transgender community and advises students and community members to be aware of them during his “Talkin’ Trans” presentation Monday in Carnegie Public Library.

Lecture uses legos, statistics, experience to explain gender

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2016

The colorful and interchangeable toy Legos were compared to a person’s gender identity during a lecture held 6:30 p.m. in the Carneige Hall Library Monday. Ben Wilburn, graduate assistant of the LBGTAQ+...

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