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Spectrum Discusses the History of Drag

Held on April 13, Drag 101 was held to educate people on the history, art and culture of drag.
April 14, 2017

Members of Spectrum are gearing up for their biggest event of the year, Glitter Fever, the annual drag show held each spring at IU Southeast. This year the group decided to hold an event to give spectators...

Moore Than Your Average Student

April 6, 2017

Driven, focused, organized and leader. All are words used to describe Nicolas Moore by the faculty, staff and students who have worked with him on various projects in the last several years. Moore is...

Spectrum Brings LGBT History to IU Southeast

David Williams shows the ties worn by De Leon and Bourke on decision day 2015.
November 1, 2016

As part of LGBT History month, Spectrum, an IUS organization who raises awareness for LGBT in the community, hosted the LGBT History Month Panel in Hillside Hall on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting was...

IUS holds Glitter Fever 2016 – Carnaval!

Audience members participate in “60-second Drag Queen,” a competition to see who could so the best drag makeup on their partner in 60 seconds. Kelly Howard, psychology junior and production team member, stage-manager Nicholas Moore, and emcee Lucy Panic led the game.
March 20, 2016

Lights, music, lip-sync, dancing and drag performers filled the IU Southeast Hoosier Room during Glitter Fever 2016 -  Carnaval. The annual event took place on Saturday, March 12, in the Hoosier Room...

Diversity advocate Brian Sims speaks in Ogle Center

Brian Sims was the keynote speaker in the Common Experience event “Decision Making and Diversity: Getting Things Done and Bringing People With You.
March 20, 2016

Before Brian Sims was a diversity advocate or a Pennsylvania state representative, he had to come to terms with others knowing about his sexuality. While Sims was a captain of his football team during...

Activism in the arts

Activism in the arts
Students at IU Southeast discover political purpose in the visual arts.
March 7, 2016

After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage last June, Kim Davis, a county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, began withholding marriage licenses from couples looking to exchange vows. Davis...

Reproductive resources

Reproductive resources
November 27, 2015

Hormones rage. Bodies heat up and then succumb, causing the nerve endings to quiver in anticipation of more pleasure. However, the urge to acquire this momentary gratification could result in life-changing...

Coming Out

October 11, 2013

How coming out of the closet affects members of the LGBT community Think about the phrase “coming out.” Its three syllables, two words and one life-changing decision. On Oct. 11, 1987, the March...

I wanna’ take you the gay bar, gay bar …

I wanna' take you the gay bar, gay bar ...
October 11, 2013

Not all rainbows and glitter — Louisville's new LGBT-friendly bars offer mixed crowds, good drinks and fun atmospheres. Louisville’s eclectic Highlands neighborhood is home to a number of new—for...

Fairness Campaign fronts activism in community

October 11, 2013

Being thrown off a bus or kicked out of a restaurant simply because a person is different may seem like distant history to many Americans. Laws protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation...

Stop teaching hatred start preaching acceptance

October 11, 2013

Oppression is something that America has gotten quite good at. While we may be the good ole “land of the free” we are also the land of the selective. You are free to be who you want in this country,...

Coming Out: Why no one should have to

October 11, 2013

People focus a lot on coming out. There’s a national coming out day, there’s coming out hotlines, even videos on YouTube of people coming out to their parents to help people through it. There’s frequently...

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