The Guilfordian

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...

Allison making NC history as first trans* party chair candidate

Allison making NC history as first trans* party chair candidate

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Janice Covington Allison is making history as the first transgender candidate for the North Carolina Democratic Party chair, but the journey is not without roadblocks. Allison made waves in 2012 when she became the first transgender delegate to attend the Democratic National Convention. By announcing...

#justiceforjane movement ongoing

#justiceforjane movement ongoing

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

“A lot of times state agencies just don’t know how to handle transgender people, so they do the easiest thing and put them away where they don’t have to deal with them,” said senior Madeline Putney, who identifies as a transgender woman. In an ongoing case in Connecticut, a 16-year-old transgender...

Transgender Awareness Week: a time to understand

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

During the week of Nov. 17, The Bayard Rustin Center for LGBTQA Activism, Education and Reconciliation hosted a weeklong event at Guilford College to provide community members a deeper understanding of what it means to be transgender. The events included performances and panels revolving around trans...

Olympia Quakers support LGBT refugees from Uganda

Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

Roughly half a year ago, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni passed an Anti-Homosexuality Act. In a country with longstanding hostility toward LGBTQA people, the new act did nothing but fan the fire. Since then, Ugandan courts have deemed the law invalid, yet threats and violence appear to be increasing....

Publication ‘I Don’t Do Boxes’ explores queer creativity

Abe Kenmore, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

The plate glass has been removed from the old storefront and the space once occupied by window displays now houses three swings. Behind this, in the old thrift store turned museum, the editors of “I Don’t Do Boxes” — a publication focused on Queer Southern stories — discussed the newest issue. “I...

No second sexual revolution today

No second sexual revolution today

Kinsey Danzis, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Sex. Now that I have your attention ... well, actually, this really is about sex. So, read on. Today’s society is undeniably sexual, especially regarding we millennials. It’s hard to look somewhere without seeing adult-themed ads, kissing on television shows and debates about sexuality on the...

Top 10 LGBTQA-representative shows

Olivia Neal, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

1. Teen Wolf This show not only has a significant number of queer characters, but it also has quality representation. The characters are not treated as different or outsiders, the issue of their sexuality is neither exploited nor exclaimed and the queer characters have just as meaningful relationships...