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Black Girl Dangerous’ Mia McKenzie Speaks at NYU Ally Week

Black Girl Dangerous’ Mia McKenzie Speaks at NYU Ally Week

By Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized, University News

Mia McKenzie, founder of the website Black Girl Dangerous, spoke at an NYU Ally Week event about intersectional identities, equality and allyship.

Celeb LGBT Allies Shouldn’t Be Awarded Just For Being Decent

Celeb LGBT Allies Shouldn’t Be Awarded Just For Being Decent

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As a community that struggles every day to encourage others to treat them with equal respect and illuminate role models for young people who wrestle with their sexual orientation, LGBT people need to understand what makes a good ally, and how to promote and reward those individuals.

Ally Week ideals must go further

Ally Week ideals must go further

By Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion

NYU Ally Week ideas should extend beyond the week, as should inclusivity.

Week-long event encourages ‘allyship’

Week-long event encourages ‘allyship’

By Zoe Thompson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015


Filed under Features

Hosted by the LGBTQ Student Center and Center for Multicultural Education and Programs, Ally Week has been in full swing this week. The week-long event has focused on achieving unity and understanding amongst marginalized social groups.

Black trans activist discusses allyship

Black trans activist discusses allyship

By Christine Wang, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under News

CeCe McDonald, an aspiring fashion student living in Minneapolis, spoke on mass incarceration in the U.S. today.