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ITHACA, NY — A national organization that works to create a safer environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students has included Ithaca College on its list of the top 50 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities. The listing by Campus Pride highlights the positive efforts to improve safety and academic life for LGBT students as well as the institutions leading the...

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ITHACA, NY — The Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services will host a presentation for National Coming Out Day on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Titled “A Conversation with Alumnus Marc Wigler ’87: GLBT Advocate, Supporter, Educator and Comedienne,” the talk is scheduled for 7 p.m. in...

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ITHACA, NY—When the love of Edie Windsor’s life died, she was forced to pay additional estate taxes because the federal government did not recognize her marriage to Thea Spyer. Edie would become the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, resulting in...

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ITHACA, NY—The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series at Ithaca College will open with a documentary highlighting student efforts to raise funds to help the fight against bullying due to sexual identity. “Born This Way: The Documentary” will be shown on Wednesday,...

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Poet and essayist Joy Ladin will give two free public presentations during an upcoming visit to Ithaca College. Ladin holds the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College of Yeshiva University, where in 2007 she became the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish...

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