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All-Female Holyoke Cancels 'Vagina Monologues' Over Trans Exclusion

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Students at the all-female Massachusetts Mount Holyoke College cancelled the annual Valentine's Day production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," citing concerns that the play wasn't friendly toward transgender individuals.

Transgender Applicants Considered at More Women's Colleges

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo | Sep 10
Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning - single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations - demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

Mills College Becomes First Single-Sex School With Trans-Inclusive Admissions Policy

All female Mills College in Oakland, California made history last week when it became the first single-sex college in the country to adopt a trans-inclusive policy for admitting transgender and gender non-conforming students.

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

Meningitis Death Tied to Princeton Outbreak Strain

HEALTH | By Kathy Matheson | Mar 19
A Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak at Princeton University in New Jersey, suggesting the strain might still exist on the Ivy League campus despite a massive vaccination effort.

Changes Ordered For College Loans For Gay Couples

NATIONAL | By Philip Elliott | Dec 13
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday.

Purdue University Votes to Oppose Gay Marriage Ban

The Purdue University Senate has approved a resolution opposing Indiana’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Women’s College Admissions: Are Trans Women Left in the Dust?

NATIONAL | By Antoinette Weil | Nov 5
EDGE examines some of the policies regarding trans students created by women’s colleges across the country.

Students Protest Macklemore Concert at Neb. College

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 30
A small group of students from Creighton University, a Catholic school located in Omaha, Neb., is expressing outrage that rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, known for strong LGBT support, is scheduled to perform at the college.

Atlanta College Fair Recruits LGBT Students

Campus Pride & Atlanta Pride partner to host fair during Atlanta Pride Festival on Sat, Oct. 12

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