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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 7, 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.

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

By Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The F*ck!ng Good [email protected] Festival presents a reading "Draw the Circle," Mushuq Mushtaq Deen's latest play documenting his transition from female to male through dialogue of the people in his life who witnessed his experience.

In Light of North Carolina’s Bathroom Laws, NYU Students Revisit Policies of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

In Light of North Carolina’s Bathroom Laws, NYU Students Revisit Policies of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms on Campus

By Yeho Hwang, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Features

NYU student from North Carolina and a program administrator at the LGBTQ Student Center weigh in on new laws about bathrooms.

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

Cuomo Should Consider Banning Discrimination, Not Just Travel

By WSN Editorial Board

March 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When an official takes the effort to a make a social statement, not often is it made with genuine intent. Cuomo should endeavor to be the exception, not just another politician speaking in elevated tones with his fingers crossed behind his back.

Coed Bathrooms Benefit Gender Relations

Coed Bathrooms Benefit Gender Relations

By Adrian Zarif, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If everyone used the co-ed bathroom system, there would be less pressure on transgender people to conform to an identity that does not fit them or potential for them to be shamed for being themselves.

Period underwear for all people

Period underwear for all people

By Alexandra Webb, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Progressive underwear label THINX reveals their latest campaign for a more inclusive message.

Film looks at transgender women in 1920s Denmark

Film looks at transgender women in 1920s Denmark

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"The Danish Girl" overcomes controversial cisgender casting to create a tender and visceral film about Lili Wegener, a 20th century transgender woman

Trans Awareness Week aims to create safe space on campus

Trans Awareness Week aims to create safe space on campus

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Trans Awareness Week at NYU will be featuring discussions on university resources for trans and non-gender conforming students as well as conversations with local activists.

Houston needs another HERO

Houston needs another HERO

By Elizabeth Moore, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

With HERO, opponents of anti-discrimination have falsely demonized LGBTQ citizens to advance their intolerant cause.

Artist reveals undergarments for transitioning bodies

Artist reveals undergarments for transitioning bodies

By Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Peregrine Honig designs a new line of 'middlewear' for bodies undergoing gender transition.

Jenner interview should be model for future

Jenner interview should be model for future

By Annie Cohen, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Bruce Jenner's recent transition has been respectfully handled by the media.

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