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How NKU is celebrating Pride Week digitally

Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.
Several of NKU’s annual events will be online
April 13, 2020

Even though campus is closed, NKU’s Office of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services is still finding ways to celebrate Pride Week digitally with a series of online events.  The director of LGBTQ+ Programs...

Friends of Dorothy welcomes queer men, nonbinary students

Ray Archer (left) and Austin Adams (right) formed Friends of Dorothy for queer men and masculine-aligned people attracted to men.
The group aims to create a community and space for gay men and masculine-aligned people attracted to men
February 26, 2020

Ray Archer, undeclared sophomore, was terrified when he first came to NKU as a freshman. He had just socially come out as a transgender man and wanted to be himself, but he didn’t feel like there was...

Under new governor, LGBTQ campus community looks ahead

The 17 cities in Kentucky that have enacted Fairness Ordinances.
With Kentucky’s 63rd governor, NKU’s LGBTQ community has high hopes for positive change
January 31, 2020
Even though NKU is a safe haven against discrimination, it is still legal for any reason outside of campus boundaries. This means people can lose their jobs, housing or be denied service because of their religion, race or sexual orientation—essentially, fired for what makes them who they are. 

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

Director of LGBTQ Programs and Services, Bonnie Meyer, explains the outline of her presentation to SGA.
February 26, 2019

Learning LGBTQ+ etiquette In Monday’s SGA meeting, Director of NKU’s LGBTQ Programs and Services Bonnie Meyer gave a presentation aimed at better preparing students for interaction with people who...

‘We are here’ LGBTQ program to support community

LGBTQ services provide support to everyone in the community. This student is feeling the love.
August 28, 2016

In the aftermath of the worst mass shooting incident in U.S. history, NKU LGBTQ Programs and Services welcomes everyone with comforting arms and supports those still feeling the shock from the Orlando...

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