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Genderqueer Students Navigate Life at Whitman

Georgia Lyon April 28, 2016
Many transgender or gender binary people feel as if the Whitman community accepts their gender identities but may not understand them.

Reactions to North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law Detract from Bigger Issue

Ben Shoemake, Columnist April 21, 2016
What interests me most, though, aren't the particularities of the bill or the conversations surrounding it, but the complete and total lack of perspective surrounding trans rights in general, which these recent events have served to make apparent.
Illustration by Luke Hampton

ASWC Passes Gender-Neutral Housing Resolution

Emily Lin-Jones February 27, 2013

On Sunday, Feb. 24, ASWC Senate adopted a resolution calling for a gender-neutral housing option for first-years. Senators showed unanimous support for the resolution, passing it through a vote of...

In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman

Josh Goodman May 3, 2012

Junior Marcos Garza* is in many ways a typical Whitman student:  he's studious, a member of a fraternity and active in campus clubs. Yet there's a part of him that only a small number of his friends...

Credit: Charlie Li

Everett Maroon discusses ‘Bumbling into Body Hair’, gender transition

Allison Bolgiano April 12, 2012

The Pioneerrecently sat down with local author Everett Maroon, whose book "Bumbling into Body Hair: A Transsexual's Memoir" was published in March. It tells the story of Maroon's transition candidly and...

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