Last Saturday, I was on a walk with my friend. It was a nice night out. We had just eaten ramen in Newton Centre and were walking to campus with ice cream cones in our hands. We were enjoying the weather, as it was one of the first warm nights after a long winter. On…
Derrick Announced as New LGBTQ+ Liaison for Newton
Keeping with Newton’s goal of making the city more inclusive to minorities, Hattie Derrick is assuming the role of LGBTQ+ liaison for the City of Newton. Her new position, which expands her role as director of community engagement and inclusion, will provide support and serve as a voice for the LGBTQ+ community.
Marty Walsh Signs Petition Calling for LGBTQ Resource Center at BC
The petition has garnered high-profile support in the past, including a retweet from Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, and an endorsement from former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, both last March.
GLC Calls for BC Admin. To Address Vatican Statement, Affirm LGBTQ+ Rights
The GLBTQ+ Leadership Council (GLC) released a petition on Tuesday calling for Boston College to clarify its position on LGBTQ+ rights and make a statement in support of queer students and alumni. The petition is in response to a Monday statement from the Vatican, which said that the church does not and cannot have the…
As BC Again Rejects an LGBTQ+ Resource Center, It Doesn’t Deny Donors Influence Its Policies
UGBC leaders are undergoing conversations with the University administration about ways BC can better support its students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. While conversations are ongoing, BC has no plans to establish an LGBTQ+ resource center in the near future, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore and Director of Student Outreach and Support Caroline Davis.
LGBTQ+ Students Express Fear, Anxiety With Move-Out Policy
LGBTQ+ Student Outreach and Support has reached out to LGBTQ+ students to offer support as the University requires students to move out.
The Frisson in the Air
“I didn’t see, during that period of time, a real push for considerations of equality from the Catholic Church,” Copeland said. “And sadly, I still don’t see that today … We don’t have any substantive response from our bishops about the deleterious racial situation we’re living in.”
NYU Tisch Professor Performs Excerpts from Recent Play
At one point, Smith suggested that children should be encouraged to look inward and find the power that resides within themselves.
Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Declaws Original Lesbian Narrative
Arts editor Kaylie Ramirez breaks down the intersectional implications of Marvel’s decision to alter the sexuality of two lesbian characters for the silver screen adaptation of ‘Black Panther.’
Student Assembly Passes Resolution for Full-Time Staff Member for LGBTQ+ Students
“Boston College has a socially conservative and Roman Catholic identity, which only contributes to a culture of anti-queerness, which can exacerbate this problem,” said Hugh McMahon, UGBC Senator and MCAS ’20.