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Innovation Village South, one of the dorms at FAU. Photo courtesy of FAU Housing's Facebook.

LGBTQ organization petitions for gender-neutral housing at FAU

January 29, 2019

Lambda United created the petition to encourage student government legislation in favor of the change.

Lambda United President Alex Bruens (left) and Lambda Alpha Lambda president Gabby Miernik (right) said that while they both view FAU as being LGBT-friendly, the university could take extra steps to insure it's inclusive of the entire LGBT community. Photo by Violet Castano

Out and proud: a look at LGBT services on campus

October 15, 2018

Various university programs and student organizations show FAU’s support of the LGBT community — but despite this, the university still has room for improvement.

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FAU recognizes National Coming Out Day

October 14, 2017

The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs had booths along Diversity Way to educate students about LGBT issues.

Photo courtesy of Char Pratt.

University organizations host WeAreOnePulse vigil on Boca campus

June 16, 2016

Lambda United and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs held a vigil Thursday on Florida Atlantic’s boca Raton campus to grieve for the 49 people killed and 53 wounded in Sunday’s mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

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Campus vigil in response to Orlando nightclub shooting to be held Thursday

June 14, 2016

The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a vigil in response to the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

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Student organization to plan vigil in response to Orlando mass shooting

June 12, 2016

After a shooting at the Orlando gay nightclub Pulse left 50 people dead and 53 more injured, members of the Florida Atlantic community have gathered together in the wake of the largest mass shooting in American history.

Hila Case, who transitioned while obtaining a graduate degree at Florida Atlantic in 2012. Photo courtesy of Facebook

Transgender students speak out on their experiences

May 8, 2016

Alumna Hila Case never considered herself a male, even though her birth certificate said otherwise. In 2012, one semester into her graduate bioengineering program at Florida Atlantic, Case made the decision to transition fully into a woman.

FAU students celebrated a “New Year, New Perspective” at gender-bending masquerade ball Friday night

Tracy Abel and Jamie Vaughn

February 2, 2014

FAU’s LAMBDA United and LGBTQ Resource Center hosted a masquerade ball Friday night to give students a chance to celebrate diversity and defy gender roles, encouraging students to be whomever they wanted -- judgement free -- for a night. [divider type="thin"] All judgment was tossed aside as Florida Atlantic University students of all orientation...