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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
Whitman news since 1896

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LGBTQ Athletes Still Search for Place at Whitman

Quin Nelson February 13, 2014
Whitman's varsity sports program provides a clash of ideals for LGBTQ athletes who choose to play for the Missionaries. While the college prides itself on being progressive and inclusive, the sports world can often be rigid and conservative. When these perceived opposites meet, which wins out?
Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor Comes to Campus

Athlete Ally Founder Hudson Taylor Comes to Campus

Libby Arnosti April 3, 2013
For the first eighteen years of his life, wrestler Hudson Taylor didn’t think he knew anybody who was gay. But since graduating from the University of Maryland in 2010, he has spent much of his time standing in front of college athletes around the country discussing the importance of recognizing and supporting their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender peers.
Illustration: Julie Peterson

Athlete Ally sparks conversation in Northwest Conference

Peter Clark February 16, 2012
Athlete Ally is an organization that encourages athletic communities to welcome and respect all individuals involved in sports regardless of their sexual orientation or gender expression.

Athlete Ally spreads to Whitman athletics community

Libby Arnosti October 13, 2011
With debate on gay rights dominating national politics and rainbow stickers slapped on laptops all over Whitman campus, it is clear that in recent years, LGBTQ issues have been brought to the front of the American consciousness.
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