The inaugural LGBTQA ceremony, called Lavender Graduation, was held Wednesday, May 6, in the Bone Student Center.
The pre-commencement ceremony Umoja: Celebration of Black Graduates at Illinois State has opened the door for a new ceremony this year called the Lavender Graduation: Celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) and Allied Graduates. Ceremony founders say the events provide students—and the campus—another chance to celebrate.
Senior Matt Rillie was part of the team that brought the nation’s largest LGBT college conference to Illinois State.
Volunteers are still needed to guide the thousands of students expected on campus for the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC).
Illinois State University Police Chief Aaron Woodruff recently helped local police and correctional officers gain greater insight into issues facing the transgender community.
The Safe Zone Brown Bag series on Wednesday, Dec. 3, will examine and define “down low” in the LGBT community.
Actor B.D. Wong will be the featured speaker at the Illinois State University Housing Services LGBT Cultural Dinner on Monday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. in the Bone Student Center Brown Ballroom.