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  • 4th November 2010

    Trans student first to play NCAA basketball 11

    Kye Allums will be the first trans basketball player in the NCAA

    1:52 PM — A Washington student has become the first transgender person to play NCAA basketball. Kye Allums, 21, of George Washington University, is returning to the women's team this month, although he is now known as a man.

  • 29th October 2010

    Universities ‘should employ watchdogs against discriminatory extremism’ 17

    The report said student unions should use watchdogs to curb extremism

    4:03 PM — Universities should employ watchdogs to guard against religious extremism, a report has said. It accused some members of the Islamic society at City University of intimidating gay, female and Jewish students, as well as those who worked on the student newspaper.

  • 22nd February 2010

    Queer theory professor killed in cycle accident 8

    David Vilaseca was killed earlier this month

    4:18 PM — A professor in Spanish and queer theory has been named as the cyclist who was killed in a collision in London earlier this month. David Vilaseca died on February 9th when his bicyle collided with a lorry.

  • 2nd February 2010

    NHS ‘paying for ex-gay therapy’ 101

    Some doctors are apparently referring patients to ex-gay therapists

    12:37 PM — The National Health Service is paying for people to have therapy to turn them straight, it has been claimed. According to an investigation by the Independent, some GPs are referring people to 'reparative' therapists to help them change their sexual orientation.

  • 28th January 2010

    Students protest after US campus newspaper apologises for anti-gay cartoon 9

    The cartoon was criticised for being anti-gay

    12:46 PM — More than 100 students and staff members protested at an Indiana university yesterday to call for policies against discrimination. The protest followed an apology from the student newspaper for an anti-gay cartoon.

  • 31st December 2009

    Gay professor murdered after alleged assault 15

    Griffin pleaded not guilty to the murder of Don Belton on Wednesday

    6:07 PM — A leading black professor of English at Indiana University was found stabbed to death, with police holding one suspect.

  • 16th December 2009

    Gay US students want mixed-sex dorm rooms 7

    LGBT students want the option of mixed-sex rooms

    6:53 PM — LGBT students in the US are campaigning for mixed-sex college rooms, saying many of them feel more comfortable living with someone of the opposite gender.

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