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How LGBTQ musicians are shaping hip-hop’s future

How LGBTQ musicians are shaping hip-hop's future
Connor Adams, Staff Writer December 12, 2019

In a genre defined by toxic masculinity, the LGBTQ community is leading hip-hop into the future. Today, queer artists are arguably some of the genre’s strongest voices.  Queer hip-hop didn’t...

VT organizers prep for Pride

 Pride flags blow in the wind on Church Street during the 2018 Pride Parade, September 2018.The Pride Vermont festival runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, ending with a parade. Visit to learn how to get involved.
Jean MacBride, Staff Writer September 1, 2019

As leaves change and summer turns to fall, Church street transforms into a colorful display of love and acceptance.  Pride Week will occur the week of Aug 31 to Sep. 8. The UVM Pride parade...

UVM ranked LGBTQ-friendly by national nonprofit

Allen House is home to the Prism Center, which serves LGBTQ students and faculty
Mills Sparkman, Summer Editor June 26, 2019

UVM has been ranked among the Northeast’s “Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students” according to a new ranking from Campus Pride, which also ranked UVM as the top LGBTQ-friendly school in the state...

SGA works to protect marginalized groups on campus

SGA works to protect marginalized groups on campus
Zoe Stern, Staff Writer November 17, 2018

SGA has passed two resolutions to show their support of transgender, nonbinary and intersex students, as well as Jewish students, in light of the national political climate. The first resolution, in support...

Students organize to protest gender memo

Students organize to protest gender memo
Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor November 8, 2018

Members of the UVM and Burlington transgender and non-binary communities gathered to send a clear message to President Donald Trump: “We will not be erased.” Nearly 250 students, faculty and community...

UVM President affirms support of transgender and intersex students

Image curtesy of UVM Prism Center's facebook page
Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2018

President Tom Sullivan sent an email Oct. 26 reaffirming UVM’s support of transgender, non-binary and intersex students in light of a leaked Trump administration memo. The New York Times leaked...

Finding strength and community at Pride

Allie O'Connor, Assistant Culture Editor September 19, 2018

There’s something undefinable about the moment you look around and realize you aren’t alone. Marching down Church street in the Burlington Pride Parade, surrounded by fellow students adorned with...

TREK expands programming to include mountain biking and LGBTQ groups

Addie Beach, Senior Staff Writer September 14, 2018

Miles of lush green forests and stark mountains make up the Vermont wilderness, perfect for hiking, skiing and college. TREK is a program for UVM first-year and transfer students that takes place the...

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