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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Queer and Trans Empowerment Month aims to educate, inspire

October 1, 2015

Multicultural Student Affairs kicked off Queer and Trans Empowerment Month on Thursday, announcing a famous trans activist and author as its keynote speaker. Janet Mock, author of The New York Times...

“Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox talks about race, gender and sexual identity on Tuesday to a packed Pick-Staiger audience. As A&O’s spring speaker, the transgender LGBT advocate shared personal stories about discrimination.

Laverne Cox discusses transphobia, racism with hundreds at Northwestern

April 29, 2015

Actress Laverne Cox described her path to overcoming transphobia, racism and sexism in her talk, "Ain't I a Woman," on Tuesday in front of a packed Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. Cox, a transgender woman,...

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Actress Laverne Cox will speak at Northwestern on April 28

April 19, 2015

Actress and activist Laverne Cox will speak at Northwestern later this month as A&O Productions’ spring speaker, the group announced Sunday night. Cox, a transgender woman, will speak April 28...

‘Orange Is the New Black’ shows refreshing portrayal of gender, race, sexuality

January 22, 2014

With the launch of several original shows and the revival of the classic “Arrested Development,” 2013 was quite a year for the on-demand Internet streaming giant Netflix. However, no other show had...

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