The assistant director of UW–Madison’s Gender and Sexuality Campus Center has received the 2021 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award, which goes to LGBTQ+ people or their allies who have helped to create a safer and more inclusive climate.
“Real Life” follows graduate student Wallace, a queer black biochemist from Alabama, and his circle of friends over the course of a typical-turned-tragic weekend.
"Gaydar" - the purported ability to infer whether people are gay or straight based on their appearance - seemed to get a scientific boost from a 2008 study that concluded people could accurately guess someone's sexual orientation based on photographs of their faces.
The Division of Student Life is seeking nominations for UW–Madison’s recipient of the UW System P.B. Poorman Award.
Transgender and gender nonconforming students report experiencing abusive, dismissive and disruptive treatment in the halls, classrooms and bathrooms of Wisconsin high schools. But good experiences are not outside the norm, according to a first-of-its-kind report, “School Experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students in Wisconsin,” released recently by Madison-based nonprofit GSAFE and a pair of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers.
Religious affiliation is generally a source of support, fostering resilience during difficult times. But religion doesn’t exactly have a reputation as a refuge for young gay people. That reputation may change for the better with new findings from researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, and Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.
Three years ago, residents in predominantly black neighborhoods in Milwaukee started seeing billboards and bus ads asking a compelling question: “Whose life could you change with love?”
The Division of Student Life has appointed Gabe Javier as new assistant dean of students and director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Campus Center.