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Professor Not Disciplined for Alleged Transphobia — Without Explanation from NYU

Professor Not Disciplined for Alleged Transphobia — Without Explanation from NYU

By Alex Domb, Deputy News Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

Despite being reported for transphobia in November, Professor Edgar Coons was not disciplined by CAS, and NYU has yet to offer an explanation.

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NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

NYU Must Take Action On Professor’s Alleged Transphobia

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It is time NYU facilitates a substantial effort to combat these instances of bigotry in order to maximize comfortability for its marginalized students.

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‘Shemale or Female’ Quiz Unacceptable

‘Shemale or Female’ Quiz Unacceptable

By WSN Editorial Staff

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last week, a professor at State University of New York College at Geneseo gave a quiz in which students were tasked with deciding whether women in photos are “females or shemales.”

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Positive Cambridge Gender Policy Change

Positive Cambridge Gender Policy Change

By WSN Editorial Board

October 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If someone has the qualifications to get into a specific university, they should be admitted, regardless of gender identity. This basic fact is something that far too many people have taken for granted over the years.

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The LGBT Issue

The LGBT Issue

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

October 2, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized

A selection of LGBT voices weigh in on some of the issues within and surrounding their community.

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Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

Letter Urges NYU Law to Support LGBTQ Students

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

An open letter was sent to NYU Law administrators demanding more support for transgender students in light of Trump's transgender military ban.

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Albert and NYU Gmail Sometimes Out Students as Transgender

Albert and NYU Gmail Sometimes Out Students as Transgender

By Caroline Haskins, Deputy News Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Top Stories, University News

NYU's information platforms, including Albert and Gmail, can sometimes misgender and misname transgender students.

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NYU Must Double-Down on Trans Protections

NYU Must Double-Down on Trans Protections

By John Barna, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

But now more than ever, NYU must reaffirm its commitment to respecting and defending the dignity of its transgender students. Since the Trump administration has outright refused to do so, NYU has an obligation to continue leading the way in protecting some of the most vulnerable students in its academic community.

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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Before the West Village was bougie, it was the kingdom of the queens.

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Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU Tisch freshman Sol Patches took the time to speak with WSN about his role in the new short film "Pronouns," which follows the life of a black transgender person and gives a dynamic portrait of the trans experience.

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Q&A: T-Party and Trans Visibility on Campus

Q&A: T-Party and Trans Visibility on Campus

By Lexi Faunce and Diamond Naga Siu

October 11, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

In the wake of LGBT History Month, WSN talked with two transgender students to better understand their experiences at NYU.

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“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Sharon Shattuck's newest autobiographical documentary gives a lens to the group affected most by transgender transitions besides the people who are transitioning - their families.

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