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Genderqueer Students Navigate Life at Whitman

Georgia Lyon

April 28, 2016


Filed under NEWS

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


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

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.

ASWC Passes Gender-Neutral Housing Resolution

ASWC Passes Gender-Neutral Housing Resolution

Emily Lin-Jones

February 27, 2013


Filed under ASWC, NEWS

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 acclamation. The gender-neutral housing option, as it is currently defined in the resolution, would allow incoming students the option to room with another person regard...

In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman

Josh Goodman

May 3, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

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 know about: "I guess, to tell you, I'm gay," he says hesitantly. Garza's experience of being in the closet at Whitman may not be as atypical as it seems. While...

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

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

Allison Bolgiano

April 12, 2012


Filed under Community, NEWS

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 humorously. "Bumbling into Body Hair" was a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writer's Association's 2010 lit...

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