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Students walk through NKUs campus to celebrate Pride Week.

How NKU is celebrating Pride Week digitally

Several of NKU’s annual events will be online
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor 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...

Ray Archer (left) and Austin Adams (right) formed Friends of Dorothy for queer men and masculine-aligned people attracted to men.

Friends of Dorothy welcomes queer men, nonbinary students

The group aims to create a community and space for gay men and masculine-aligned people attracted to men
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Isabel Sleczkowski, president of Lavender Society.

Student activist promotes LGBTQ inclusivity, education

The president of Lavender Society is a 'loud, proud lesbian'
Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2019

Isabel Sleczkowski is a loud, proud lesbian. Or at least that’s how she describes herself.  She’s a friend; she’s a safe place. She occasionally puts too much on her plate but tries to give everything...

Lavender Society provides a home for queer women, nonbinary students

Lavender Society provides a home for queer women, nonbinary students

The LGBTQ+ organization helps WLW on campus
Bee Klapper, Reporter October 9, 2019

“All right, we’re running on gay time, so we’re going to start at 5:35 instead of 5:30,” Isabel Sleczkowski, president of Lavender Society, said.  Sleczkowski’s voice rang out over the chatter...

A student shares an original song at the 6th annual Open Mic Night.

Students share their stories at Pride Week Open Mic

Open Mic Night is held every year for LGBTQ+ Pride Week
Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor April 17, 2019
Students, friends and significant others gathered to hear NKU students share their stories at the 6th annual Open Mic Night in the Student Union multipurpose room, as part of the annual Pride Week.
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