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IUS holds Glitter Fever 2016 – Carnaval!

IUS holds Glitter Fever 2016 – Carnaval!

Lori Mundell, Staff Reporter

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 in University Center North. Ten drag queens, kings, and faux-queens performed over the two acts that...

Safe sex aids in preventing STDs

Safe sex aids in preventing STDs

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2015

Six boxes of Little Caesar’s Hot and Ready Pizza and Kroger’s ice tea fed the physical hunger while a discussion about safe sex fulfilled students’ sexual hunger. IU Southeast’s Gay-Straight Alliance and sociology club sponsored their first safe sex panel Tuesday, Nov. 17. The clubs invit...

GSA shows pride at Louisville parade

GSA shows pride at Louisville parade

Aprile Rickert

July 7, 2013

Members of the IU Southeast Gay-Straight Alliance gathered with nearly 1,000 others in downtown Louisville on June 14 to march in the Kentuckiana Pride Parade. The annual parade is part of the two-day Pride Festival that celebrates the diversity of members and friends of the LGBT community.  Many...

Students expose alter egos

IUS Horizon

November 5, 2012

Glitter, wigs, costumes, fake beards and more could be found in the Ogle Center Oct. 27 for the Gay Straight Alliance’s Drag Show. This was the first drag show of the school year, with the second to follow in March 2013. Dylan Kidwell, secondary education sophomore and GSA president, said he though...

LGBT advocate discusses life with same-sex parents

IUS Horizon

October 22, 2012

Close your eyes and think about the images that come to mind when you hear the word marriage. Common images could be a wedding with heartfelt vows, the wedding cake, a reception with funny toasts or having a little too much champagne by the end of the night. Now imagine going through the wh...

IUS organizations harvest fun for local children

IUS Horizon

October 15, 2012

Amid inflatables, roasted corn stands, several strollers and attendees dressed in sweatshirts and jeans, there was a princess walking around IU Southeast’s Fall Festival on Oct. 7. Little did she know her validity was about to be tested by an inquisitive young girl. “Are you a real princess?” th...

Editors come out for civil rights, acceptance

IUS Horizon

August 27, 2012

During the summer, gay rights and marriage equality has been talked about in the news and political arenas. Even some companies, such as Chick-Fil-A and Oreo’s rainbow cookie, have come out against it or in support of it. It has caused a lot of controversy on both sides, from people refusing t...

Performers swagger for drag show

IUS Horizon

March 12, 2012

Dressed scantily clad in high heels, drag queens took over the stage in Stem Hall for the annual IUS Drag Show on March 3. The Gay Straight Alliance put on the drag show for the fourth consecutive year. This year’s show featured seven acts comprised of students, staff and members of the communi...

GSA plans to expand unisex restrooms

IUS Horizon

November 28, 2011

The Gay Straight Alliance has been working on a proposal that will create awareness of gender neutral restrooms and add additional facilities on campus. Hunter Luthi, informatics senior and GSA president, has been working for the last six months on expanding the gender neutral rest-rooms on campus....

Organization hosts Constitution Day

IUS Horizon

September 26, 2011

The IUS Civil Liberties Union hosted this year’s annual Constitution Day event on Sept. 15 in the IUS Library. The event included a panel of touted scholars and covered the topic of constitutional interpretation. Sean Welch, president of the CLU, said he was pleased with the turnout of the event. “I...