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Colleen Raimond brings passion for LGBTQ issues to the University

Colleen Raimond brings passion for LGBTQ issues to the University

August 7, 2018

As the University’s first LGBTQ coordinator, Colleen Raimond says she has her dream job: “I get excited every day waking up and doing this.” Raimond expands here on her background and what the new position entails.

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Happy Pride, Rochester!

Happy Pride, Rochester!

July 24, 2018

A large contingent of University of Rochester students, faculty, and staff — more than 250 strong — joined the more than 150 organizations and an estimated 35,000 spectators who participated in the Rochester Pride Parade on Saturday.

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A personal and professional transition

A personal and professional transition

June 13, 2018

When Chloe Corcoran ’04 decided to live openly as a trans woman, she vowed that she would return the kindness and support she received. In a recent interview, Corcoran talks about her personal journey and her efforts to inspire and inform through her PhD work at the Warner School and in her new role as associate director for identity-based programming for the Office of Alumni Relations.

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Happy Pride, Rochester!

Happy Pride, Rochester!

July 17, 2017

Sunshine, cheery faces, and colorful attire were on full display at this weekend’s Pride Parade, with the University represented by the Susan B. Anthony Center and a contingent of students, staff, and friends. The parade was the culmination of the week-long ROC Pridefest, sponsored by Rochester’s Gay Alliance—an organization with roots going back to the creation of the Rochester Gay Liberation Front, founded by two Rochester students in 1970.

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Rainbow Lecture to explore harassment in online gameworlds

Rainbow Lecture to explore harassment in online gameworlds

April 11, 2017

In his lecture “Locker Room Talk: Pussies, Guns, and Video Gaymers,” William Cheng, assistant professor of music at Dartmouth College, will explore some of the challenges of conducting field research in online arenas such as multiplayer games and Internet threads.

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NEH grant helps libraries preserve Rochester’s LGBTQ history

NEH grant helps libraries preserve Rochester’s LGBTQ history

April 7, 2017

River Campus Libraries and the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley have received support for a pilot program to provide wider access to its collections.

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Strong earns ‘Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ designation

Strong earns ‘Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality’ designation

March 30, 2017

Strong Memorial Hospital earned a perfect score on the annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The survey evaluates inclusive policies and practices related to LGBTQ patients, visitors, and health care employees.

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Did Caitlyn Jenner help or hinder the trans revolution?

Did Caitlyn Jenner help or hinder the trans revolution?

May 31, 2016

Reflecting on the year since her first appearance on the cover of Vanity Fair, John Cullen and Nick Kapser from the University’s Susan B. Anthony Center reflect on the very public transition of Caitlyn Jenner. / Newsweek

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Marking nearly three decades of AIDS awareness on World AIDS Day

Marking nearly three decades of AIDS awareness on World AIDS Day

November 26, 2014

The AIDS Education Collection, housed in the River Campus Libraries’ Rare Books and Special Collections department, is comprised of more than 8,000 posters from 124 countries in 68 languages and dialects. An exhibit from the collection and the World AIDS Day Scientific Symposium hosted at the University’s Center for AIDS Research mark World AIDS Day in Rochester.

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University to provide transition-related health care benefits

October 15, 2014

The Health Plan Committee, which evaluates new proposals for inclusion in the University’s health program offerings, recently approved this expansion of benefits to enrolled employees and their covered family members. The benefit will cover medically necessary transition-related coverage, including hormone therapy, medical and psychological counseling, and gender affirmation surgery.

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