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LGBT History month celebrations underway
Posted on 30 October 2013.

The month of October celebrates LGBT history month, which includes National Coming Out Day, a day where LGBT people across the country embrace their coming out experience and support others as they go through the coming out process.

Country Music Becoming More Involved in LGBT Community
Posted on 23 July 2013.

Most country music fans don’t expect to hear songs about homosexuality coming from their redneck icons. However, country music is revolutionizing its stereotype with Steve Grand’s gay-themed country music hit ‘All-American Boy.’

LGBTQA and Social Justice Center continues expansion
This past Thursday the university’s LGBTQA and Social Justice Center marked its 3rd anniversary of the initial petition for the university’s LGBTQA and Social Justice Center. Since then, the presence of the LGBTQA and Social Justice Center has been ever-strengthening. According to Kelly Herbert, center coordinator, the movement to open the LGBTQA Center began in [...]

University students celebrate National Coming Out Day
Posted on 17 October 2012.

The LGBTQA & Social Justice Center held a fair in honor of National Coming Out Day this past Thursday Oct. 11. The front of One Pace Plaza was packed with pride as the university’s LGBT community and their supporters came out for the fair. This year acknowledges the 25th anniversary of the March on Washington...

Don't Get Left Behind! Left Forum 2011, Toward a Politics of Solidarity
This year’s Forum features more speakers and panels than last year, including a number of Pace students and alumni—who will be forgoing soaking up the sun over spring break (which is taking place at the same time.) Alumna and counseling center staff member Kelly Herbert, who heads up Pace’s LGBTQA Task Force will be presenting, and alumna Ashley Marinaccio ‘07, will be speaking of the power of theater to bring about social change. Numerous Pace professors will also be addressing an array of issues—both social and political—and the effects these issues have around the world as will Pace students in a panel on From Silence to Solidarity: Unpacking the Silence and How to Break It.

Art exhibition celebrates Center building (TIF)
An Art Exhibit called, “Building a Center,” has been erected in 41 Park Row to commemorate the literal building of the University’s first ever Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Ally (LGBTQA) and Social Justice Center.

February 25, 2011 by Kelly Herbert

Stonewall and Taskforce host HIV/AIDS past and present discussion
The Stonewall Coalition and the University’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning and Allies (LGBTQA) Taskforce held an event to discuss World AIDS Day, activism, civil rights and obstacles facing the current wave of LGBTQ youth campaigners Dec. 1.

December 8, 2010 by James Ryder

National Coming Out Day fair held outside of One Pace Plaza
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Allied (LGBTQA) Taskforce and the Stonewall Coalition hosted the National Coming Out Day Fair in front of One Pace Plaza on Oct. 11.

October 20, 2010 by James Ryder

LGBTQA Taskforce seeks space on campuses
The University’s LGBTQA Task Force is looking for support for a Center on both the NYC and PLV campuses.

September 23, 2010 by Stephanie Bouvia

“When Will the Hate Stop” event unites the University community
The Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) and the University’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Stonewall Coalition co-sponsored the event “When Will the Hate Stop,” a student discussion on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)-based violence on Oct. 13

October 20, 2010 by Stephanie Bouvia

Paladino’s anti-gay remarks may affect voters’ decisions
October 20, 2010 by Jenni Ruiz

HRC launches a marriage equality campaign in NYC
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) civil rights organization in the U.S., launched a new approach toward marriage equality on Sept. 14.

October 13, 2010 by James Ryder

Greg Walloch delivers comic relief at University’s CCAR-sponsored event
October 13, 2010 by Nazary Neleuk

November 2010 approaches as Paladino and Cuomo face off for governor of New York State
October 7, 2010 by Stephanie Bouvia

Stonewall Coalition holds conference at the University
November 11, 2009 by DJ McErlean-Hopson

News Briefs for December 9, 2009
November 9, 2009 by The Editors of The Pace Press

Public Advocate Forum held at the University
October 28, 2009 by Kate Hamzik