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Students walk through NKU's 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...

The 17 cities in Kentucky that have enacted Fairness Ordinances.

Under new governor, LGBTQ campus community looks ahead

With Kentucky’s 63rd governor, NKU’s LGBTQ community has high hopes for positive change
Kyle Wade, Copy Editor 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. 
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.
File photo. Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.

GALLERY: Students show out for campus Pride March

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor April 17, 2019
NKU’s sixth Annual Pride March officially kicked off Pride Week this Monday.
Karamo Brown is the culture expert on the Netflix reboot of “Queer Eye.”

Can you believe? ‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown coming to NKU

Josh Kelly, Assistant Arts & Life Editor September 16, 2018
Culture expert Karamo Brown from the Netflix Original Series “Queer Eye” is speaking on campus Oct. 8.
Students watch from the audience as participants perform at the 4th Annual LGBTQ Norse Pride Open Mic Night.

LGBTQ open mic night: ‘We don’t clap, we snap’

Emily Sherry, Copy Editor March 30, 2017

As silhouettes filled the room, Ashleigh Wilber proceeded to the spotlight to recite her own poetry for the first time. Tuesday’s open mic night featured several new performers. Students gathered in...

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Home sweet home: Flex Housing to provide a space for all students

Carrie Crotzer and Abby Anstead January 21, 2016

Joining many universities across the nation, Northern Kentucky University is in the process of developing a flexible housing model that will support all students - regardless of gender identification,...

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