By Mawa Iqbal | Aug. 30, 2017
The Mid-Missouri PrideFest featured information booths and live performances from both local and national groups.
By George Roberson | June 14, 2016
The candlelight vigil was put on by multiple MU organizations.
By Max Fillion | April 29, 2016
Though parade attendance was down relative to previous years, students said that inclusivity for the LGBTQ Community has improved.
By Lily Cusack | April 27, 2016
After a 40-hour filibuster in March and a four-hour public testimony April 12, the bill failed.
By Amos Chen | April 21, 2016
The resolution, if passed, would make Missouri the first state to vote on a religious liberties amendment to the state constitution.
By Max Fillion | March 10, 2016
Missouri citizens will vote on the proposed amendment in an upcoming election if it passes through the House.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | Dec. 3, 2015
Louganis is the second diver and only male in Olympic history to win the gold on springboard and platform in consecutive Olympic games; he won in 1984 and 1988.
By Andrew Frein | Dec. 1, 2015
“The global community recognizing that it is still an issue is important, but locally it is important to recognize that,” said Cale Mitchell, executive director of Central Missouri RAIN. “World AIDS day is a good way to do that.”
By Claire Schwark | Nov. 17, 2015
Missouri man’s case rejected after being fired for being gay.
By Allyson Sherwin | Nov. 4, 2015
The therapy has been deemed both ineffective and harmful to the person it is done to.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | Oct. 20, 2015
Nearly 230 students attended the event.
By Bryan Mink | Oct. 20, 2015
The comments ironically prove the necessity of the LGBTQ Resource Center
By Allison Fitts | Oct. 18, 2015
The official MU Facebook account received negative criticism for posting the photo in the comments.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | Oct. 15, 2015
About 500 people participated in the event.
By Madison Plaster | Oct. 13, 2015
“In those first couple of years, it was a gathering spot,” previous LGBTQ Resource Coordinator Nikole Potulsky said. “Now, it is a hub of activity. There are people that lobby at the state level from this place."
By Noah Chidoub and Waverly Colville | Sept. 8, 2015
The center will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.
By Hailey Stolze | June 26, 2015
When MU sophomore MJ Cihak heard about the Supreme Court’s decision, she cried.
By Hailey Stolze | April 29, 2015
HB 407 would revise the definition of discrimination to protect against the discrimination of various sexual orientations and gender identities.
By Wendy Hayworth | April 28, 2015
Struble is heading back California to obtain an MFA in creative writing at Mills College, and she is going back to write her book, most likely a memoir.
By George Roberson | April 24, 2015
The $1 million estate gift comes from alum Timothy Blair.
By Claire Schwark and Lauren Garrison | April 19, 2015
The award celebrates various areas of diversity from gender to economic strata.
By Jalen Mosby | April 15, 2015
Everyone should use Pride Month as a time to fight for everyone’s rights and to be proud of who you are.
House Bills 1338 and 1339 would eliminate state funding for public institutions that have gender-neutral bathrooms.
By Jennifer Prohov | April 8, 2015
House Bills 1338 and 1339 would limit funding for gender-neutral environments.
By Wendy Hayworth | April 7, 2015
Throughout the month, students are encouraged to share photos of themselves showing their pride with the hashtag #onwednesdayswewearpride or #wearpridewednesdays.
By George Roberson | Feb. 24, 2015
Organizers planned for a year before launching the program.
By Stevie Myers | Jan. 27, 2015
Wallace, an advisor in the School of Journalism, began identifying as transgender around age 27.
By Lily Cusack | Dec. 9, 2014
Allowing bisexual and homosexual men to donate their blood will allow the blood supply to increase by 2 to 4 percent. So why aren’t we allowing it?
By Jennifer Prohov | Nov. 18, 2014
This is the third decision to expand Missouri marriage rights within the last two months.
By Daniel Witt | Nov. 11, 2014
Kye Allums played on George Washington University’s women’s basketball team as a transgender male.
By Emma Diltz | Oct. 21, 2014
As a transgender man who is deaf, Kristal is an advocate for the LGBTQ community.
By Patrick McKenna | Oct. 17, 2014
Wirsing’s performance, titled “Katie Wirsing Comes Out,” had no formal direction. Instead, it served as a coffeehouse-style playful conversation with her audience.
By Elana Williams | Oct. 16, 2014
The event allowed students to walk through and sign a Coming Out Door, an annual tradition.
By Jennifer Prohov | Oct. 15, 2014
Attorney General Koster said the ruling will help businesses in Missouri.
By Lily Oppenheimer | Oct. 14, 2014
When asked about stereotypes, everyone in the discussion was eager to speak out.
By Hannah Black | Oct. 8, 2014
Council voted Sept. 15 to recognize same-sex spouses as beneficiaries.
By Wendy Hayworth | Sept. 8, 2014
The event, which was hosted Sept. 3, is the first meet-and-greet of the semester to bring together MU students and faculty interested in LBGT rights.
By Max Fillion | Sept. 2, 2014
InsideOUT made its debut as a radio talk show in the spring of 2012.
By Michael Natelli | Aug. 30, 2014
So close. On the final day of preseason cuts, the St. Louis Rams announced former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam did not make the team’s 53-man roster. Sam, a seventh-round pick by St. Louis, is the first openly gay player in the NFL. The news was first reported by ...
By Elizabeth Loutfi | April 30, 2014
“Rather than hide or run away with our sexual orientation, we celebrate it,” said Richard Thompson, an open LGBT community member. “It’s not bad, it’s not wrong. It’s awesome.”
By Alex Leininger | Feb. 27, 2014
Pro-LGBT comments were deleted from the Facebook event.
By Joe Clougher | Feb. 19, 2014
With last week’s events fresh in their minds, equality advocates look ahead.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 15, 2013
The show’s hosts stalled by playing “Lip Sync For Your Life” while some performers took exams.
By Stephen Daw | Oct. 12, 2013
A panel of LGBT people and allies spoke.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 10, 2013
Louie is a documentary filmmaker and LGBT advocate.
By Stephen Daw | Oct. 9, 2013
LGBT organization informs public and creates connections.
By Ross Terrell | Aug. 3, 2013
Some say the change mirrors a change in society.
By Joe Clougher | July 11, 2013
A Missouri city council shut down efforts to extend discrimination protection to potentially at-risk minority groups.
By Jill Deutsch | May 10, 2013
There were nine award winners this year, including Mizzou Athletics.
By Hanna Jacunski | April 26, 2013
Andrea Gibson performs slam poetry set for MU Pride Month
By Katie Pohlman | April 26, 2013
An estimated 300 participants showed their support Wednesday.
By Sara Naatz | Nov. 6, 2012
Trans 101 identifies the definition of different gender identities.
By Mindy Mollett | Aug. 28, 2012
The fling drew about 300 people, breaking previous records.
By Daniel Shapiro | Aug. 21, 2012
Women’s Center coordinator Suzy Day said Tau Lambda will build a community for queer women.
By Ciera Velarde | April 27, 2012
The parade was sponsored by the MU LGBTQ Resource Center.
By Ciera Velarde | April 25, 2012
The parade was sponsored by the MU LGBTQ Resource Center.
By Ciera Velarde | Feb. 9, 2012
The 2012-13 board was elected Wednesday night during a Triangle Coalition meeting.
Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Nov. 22, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.
The National Residence Hall Honorary awarded McDavid Hall Coordinator Joe Kelley with its "Diversity Program of the Month" national award for his program "Walk a Mile." "This program originated when Joe Kelley wanted to simulate the process of coming out for straight individuals who will never go through that process ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | Sept. 30, 2011
Struble has been working at MU every year, except two, since her graduation from MU in 2004.
By Abigail Geiger | Sept. 23, 2011
The policy, which aimed to keep sexual orientation concerns quiet, came to an end Tuesday.
By Amanda Svoboda | Aug. 26, 2011
The LGBTQ Resource Center hosted its annual Fall Fling on Thursday evening.
By Kelly Olejnik | May 3, 2011
The awards honor individuals for speaking up for the LGBTQ community.
By Marie Mandelberg | April 29, 2011
QPOC was officially recognized as an organization in December 2010.
By Kate Grumke | April 27, 2011
Speaker E. Patrick Johnson has written three books.
By Kate Grumke | April 26, 2011
Some of the comments came from Missouri Rep. Kathie Conway, R-St. Charles.
By Marie Mandelberg | April 22, 2011
Ryan Black has been a part of the LGBTQ community staff since 2008.
By Grace Lyden | April 19, 2011
The Triangle Coalition hosted the Amateur Drag Show on Friday.
By Alex Pesek | April 19, 2011
You’ve seen them: bejeweled and underwear donned, dancing wildly on parade floats, waving their flags in summer breezes. Yes, they who infiltrate your suburban sensitivities, who shove sexual politics down your throat, are ubiquitous. I’ll admit, they’re an unfair stereotype of the LGBT community. For one, it ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | April 19, 2011
Students wrote the majority of the pieces performed.
Posted to On Campus by Marie Mandelberg on April 18, 2011 at 7:54 p.m.
LGBTQ Resource Center Coordinator Ryan Black will be leaving MU on April 29. He and his husband will be moving to Portland, Ore. “It has been such an honor to be a part of the LGBTQA community at Mizzou and get to work with everyone within the Center for Social ...
By Ana Stock | April 12, 2011
The resolution calls for Residential Life to implement the program.
By Marie Mandelberg | April 10, 2011
The annual event provides an experience some students may not have been able to have in high school.
By Marie Mandelberg | April 8, 2011
Writer and theater artist S. Bear Bergman spoke at the event.
By Kate Grumke | April 8, 2011
The discussion centered on gender-neutral bathrooms and the difference between sex and gender.
By Dani Kass | April 8, 2011
The LGBTQ Resource Center will hold the show for the second year.
By Abigail Geiger | Feb. 18, 2011
Rep. Stephen Webber proposed the bill to the Missouri House.
By Marie Mandelberg | Jan. 28, 2011
Spring Fling is aimed at welcoming new and transfer students.
By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 11, 2011
Deserted offices in Memorial Union will be used as meeting space.
Politics Watch: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repealed by Senate
Posted to Politics Watch by Kari Paul on Dec. 19, 2010 at 5:50 p.m.
The Senate voted 65-31 to repeal the military's "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy on Saturday. This vote marked the end of the military’s 17-year policy of banning openly gay and lesbian service members from the military. Eight Republicans and one Independent joined Democrats to vote for ...
Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Dec. 7, 2010 at 8:17 p.m.
Queer People of Color, an organization for people of color who identify within the LGBTQA community, was recognized as an official student organization Tuesday. The group, which meets on Thursday evenings in the Center for Social Justice, will now begin hosting events and expanding its presence on campus, President Brandon ...
By Marie Mandelberg | Nov. 30, 2010
The organization works to connect members and expand professional opportunities.
On Campus: Trans Awareness Week occurring this week
Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Nov. 14, 2010 at 4:40 p.m.
Beginning Monday, Trans Awareness Week will feature a weeklong slew of events intended to provide a safe and educational experience for all attendees. On Monday, the InsideOUT Program, which seeks to provide a forum for discussion on a number of issues LGBTQ individuals and allies face, will host Trans 102 ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | Nov. 12, 2010
The group is looking to become a recognized student organization.
On Campus: First MU LGBTQA scholarships awarded
Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Oct. 30, 2010 at 3:28 p.m.
The LGBTQ Resource Center presented three $500 scholarships to students who exemplify outstanding leadership and involvement with the LGBTQ community at MU. Awardees for this year’s scholarships are graduate students Michael Greenwell and Noah Lelek and senior Valerie Pollock. “Each individual presented a case within their application that showed ...
By Marie Mandelberg | Oct. 19, 2010
The group plans to take small promotional steps this semester before beginning educational efforts in the spring.
Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Oct. 14, 2010 at 12:54 p.m.
Fluidity, MU’s support group for transgender and questioning students, will host a discussion Thursday about coming out as transgendered or gender fluid. The discussion, which is a part of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Coming Out Week, will commence with a 20 minute film about coming out, with the ...
By Jimmy Hibsch | Oct. 12, 2010
The center began in October 1995 and celebrated Coming Out Day on Monday.
By Marie Mandelberg | Oct. 8, 2010
Students and staff attending the forum encouraged cyberbullying-based revisions to the MU Code of Conduct.
By Eric Short | Sept. 24, 2010
LGBTQ Resource Center coordinator says feeling of apathy exists on campus.
By Jaime Henry-White | Sept. 24, 2010
The scholarships were approved in 2005 but forgotten until recently.
By Jade Earle | Sept. 3, 2010
Turnout increased compared to meetings in the last academic year.
By Marie Mandelberg | Aug. 31, 2010
The organization’s goal is to create a comfortable community for LGBTQ students in Greek Life.
The stigma regarding homosexuality within Greek Life isn’t necessarily true all the time. However, in some chapters, there is truth to the stereotype that Greek Life members can be resistant to accept members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning community. This is a stereotype that many ...
By Jordan Cook | Aug. 31, 2010
A counseling student at Augusta State University denied services to LGBTQ persons seeking guidance.
By Marie Mandelberg | Aug. 27, 2010
The event was open to the entire Columbia LGBTQ community.
By Allison Prang | Aug. 17, 2010
Student life and support and institutional commitment were MU's highest-rated areas.
By Ally McEntire | July 29, 2010
The Center Project, a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning organization based in Columbia, has begun a new project to put together an LGBTQ professionals group with the first meeting scheduled for Aug. 6. According to The Center Project's website, the group will provide networking for students, full- ...
MU in Focus: LGBTQ community remembers suicide victims
Posted to MU in Focus by Ally Appelbaum on April 30, 2010 at 6:17 p.m.
By Angela Case | April 28, 2010 | Updated Nov. 13, 2010 at 6:31 p.m.
Protesters said the speaker’s lecture conflicted with the Quran.
By Zach Toombs | April 17, 2010 | Updated Nov. 13, 2010 at 6:31 p.m.
The silence was broken by almost 70 participants at Speakers Circle.
By Jessica Silverman | April 13, 2010
The campaign has not yet reached the UM system Board of Curators.
By Mary Novokhovsky | April 13, 2010
The event allowed anyone to experience a typical prom.
By John Gehringer | April 13, 2010
The Craft Studio will host the artwork April 6 to April 16.
By Zheng Hwuang Chia | April 9, 2010
The group is the first of its kind for faculty and staff members at MU.
By Kaylen Ralph | March 22, 2010
Groups funded by the diversity fee want to control allocation.
By Jessica Silverman | Jan. 22, 2010
The fling was meant to create a fun, safe space without agenda.
By Angela Case | Nov. 17, 2009
Observance includes discussions, a vigil and a balloon release.
By Wes Duplantier | Oct. 16, 2009
The bill expands hate crime provisions passed in 1969.
By Jessica Silverman | Oct. 13, 2009
Show Me No Hate offered a ride to Washington.
By Emily Durfey | Oct. 8, 2009
Tuaolo played in the NFL nine years and came out in 2002.
By Jessica Silverman | Oct. 6, 2009
The week's events are to celebrate LGBTQ History Month.