The Daily Eastern News

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 to support students in the LGBTQA+ community. So many people in this community are judged and criticized...

Lecture uses legos, statistics, experience to explain gender

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.

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+ center coordinator, said that members of the transgender community continuously evolve themselves...

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