Tagged: LGBTQ

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College Establishes New Queer-designated Housing Option

In an effort to establish more inclusive housing options for queer and trans students, Residential Life has introduced a new housing option for the 2017-2018 Fall semester called QHouse. QHouse will be an intentional living space for LGBTQ students and allies, and marks what some community members believe will be an important step toward institutional recognition of the ne ...
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Queer Housing and Efforts to Establish Inclusive Safe Spaces On-Campus

Campus housing is one of the core components of the social experience at Haverford. It influences how students situate themselves  in relation to the community and can impact their feelings of security and comfort within the school itself. For members of the LGBTQ community at Haverford, feeling comfortable in housing spaces on campus is not a guarantee. According to one ...
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We Need to Talk About CAPS: A Critical Look at Vital Campus Resource

This piece is part of an ongoing series about mental well-being at Haverford. Past articles can be found here. Two weeks ago, The Clerk released the results of the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) survey, which yielded fairly positive results. By and large, it seems that CAPS serves the majority of students well, but a look at more specific comments and experie ...
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We’re here! Some of us are queer!

On the whole, this year’s Pride Week was a success. There were people at all of our events. We managed to get a wide array of speakers who facilitated some of the best conversations about gender and sexual orientation that I’ve ever had.  Most importantly, we created spaces for people to be themselves and be part of a supportive community. However, I cannot escape the ...