Tag: Queer and Trans History Month

LGBTQ+ panel discusses inclusion in the workplace

The Women’s Center and LGBTQ+ Services teamed up with the Cahill Career Development Center to host the LGBTQIA+ Inclusion in the Workplace: Representation Matters panel on Tuesday. Executive Director of the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce Gus Penaranda moderated the panel. Throughout the discussion, Penaranda remarked on what to […]

Ramapo hosts Gender Affirming Clothing Drive for students

The Women’s Center and LGBTQ Services is holding a Gender Affirming Clothing Drive throughout October to celebrate Queer and Trans History Month. Slightly-worn clothing as well as binders and other gender-affirming garments are being accepted through Oct. 25. Coordinator for the Women’s Center & LGBTQ Services Alex Woods said in […]

Pridefest encourages students to spread love

Photo by Celina Panis As the roar of Lady Gaga anthems played through the Pavilion and flags waved in sight, crowds of Ramapo students gathered for a day of gay and play at this year’s Pridefest.  In honor of October being LGBTQ+ History Month Ramapo’s third annual Pridefest, hosted by […]

Ramapo kicks off month of education for October

Photo by Erica Meline For most people, October is a month that they associate with spooky goblins and ghouls, or pumpkin spiced drinks and dishes. At Ramapo College, however, the month of October is a time to celebrate diversity and acceptance. The College, therefore, took the first of October to […]

GaySL Seminar Concludes Disability Awareness Month

Photo by Giancarlo Sepulveda On Monday, Ramapo hosted a GaySL seminar to educate students about the intersectionality of marginalized groups. Hayden Kristal, a recent graduate of the University of Missouri and a stand up comedian, gave the presentation on sign language and intersectional accessibility as a part of Disability Awareness […]

Women’s Center Hosts Coming Out Day Discussion

Photo courtesy of Ludovic Bertron, Wikipedia Coming out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community was the topic of conversation at a Women’s Center discussion held in the Alumni Lounges last Tuesday, as part of the Center’s recognition and celebration of Coming Out Day. The Queer Peer Services Coordinator of […]