The Guilfordian

Trans women deserve equality in education

William Burton, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

“In trans women’s eyes, I see a wisdom that can only come from having to fight for your right to be recognized as female, a raw strength that only comes from unabashedly asserting your right to be feminine in an inhospitable world,” says Julia Serano in her book “The Whipping Girl: A Transsexual...

LGBTQA people deserve fair health care

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

April 3, 2015

There is no fairness when health care does not care for all people equally. Compared to other minority groups, LGBTQA patients are denied medical help most often because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. “When health care providers are allowed to deny LGBTQ folks care, it steals their...

Elsewhere’s QueerLab tells queer stories

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

Perched between the Artmongerz Gallery and Table 16 downtown sits an interesting museum. Reanimating an old thrift shop, Elsewhere adds a splash of joy to the downtown and Greensboro communities with an open atmosphere and various workshops. Described by its employees as a living museum, Elsewhere...

PRIDE Gayla celebrates 40 years of LGBTQA activism

PRIDE Gayla celebrates 40 years of LGBTQA activism

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Excellent food. Elegant clothing. Engaging conversation. Eye popping costumes. On the evening of Oct. 31, PRIDE hosted a 40-year-legacy celebration, throwing a Gayla Banquet and Awards Ceremony in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall. The celebration included the presentation of the inaugural Angelic...

Queer representation on TV better, still has growing pains

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

“Her name is Naomi,” said Emily in an episode of “Skins,” the popular TV show. “She’s rather beautiful, so I’m nailing her.” In one of the best coming-out moments in television history, Emily’s bold statement told viewers that coming out doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience. In...