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Transgender Empowerment and Awareness Week highlights the importance of transgender visibility and acceptance

The second week of November marked the beginning of Transgender Empowerment and Awareness Week, a series of events hosted to promote the visibility of transgender, non-binary and gender non-conforming people.

The LGBTQ community celebrates their past and present with LGBTQ History Month and Coming Out Week

The month of October marks the commemoration of LGBTQ History Month, in which LGBTQ culture is acknowledged and reflected upon by the LGBTQ community.

Queer Fall Fling welcomes LGBTQ students and allies

The organizations that make up the LGBTQ Resource Center came together to put on an evening of games, crafts and acceptance.

MU LGBTQ Community and allies march in annual pride parade

Though parade attendance was down relative to previous years, students said that inclusivity for the LGBTQ Community has improved.

Hateful comments on MU’s Pride Photo

The comments ironically prove the necessity of the LGBTQ Resource Center

Coming Out Week is topped off with the Black and Gold Drag show to celebrate individuality

Nearly 230 students attended the event.

Student leader responds to Facebook comments about 20th Annual Pride Photo

The official MU Facebook account received negative criticism for posting the photo in the comments.

Allies and community members take 20th annual Pride Photo

About 500 people participated in the event.

Twentieth anniversary celebration looks at growth of LGBTQ Resource Center over the years

“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."

Olmstead replaces Struble as new LGBTQ Resource Coordinator

The center will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.

Struble celebrated after five years at MU

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.

Resource Center partners with other campus orgs to celebrate LGBT pride

Throughout the month, students are encouraged to share photos of themselves showing their pride with the hashtag #onwednesdayswewearpride or #wearpridewednesdays.

Students, faculty come together to celebrate pride

"Drag is very celebratory of a character and a caricature in its performance whereas transgender is living your everyday life as you truly are," Struby Struble said.

LGBT mentorship program helps introduce new Tigers to MU

Organizers planned for a year before launching the program.

First transgender Division I athlete visits Mizzou

Kye Allums played on George Washington University’s women’s basketball team as a transgender male.

Slam poet visits MU as Coming Out Week keynote

Wirsing’s performance, titled “Katie Wirsing Comes Out,” had no formal direction. Instead, it served as a coffeehouse-style playful conversation with her audience.

MU community celebrates coming out

The event allowed students to walk through and sign a Coming Out Door, an annual tradition.

QPOC hosts self-love discussion for Coming Out Week

When asked about stereotypes, everyone in the discussion was eager to speak out.

Long-running radio show assures fresh content

InsideOUT made its debut as a radio talk show in the spring of 2012.

‘Let’s Get Loud’ Drag Show celebrates Pride Month

Naomi Daugherty was the first spoken word performer at the show.