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Michael Alroy. Courtesy of Alroy's LinkedIn

Transgender activist talks about what transitioning was like in Israel

March 31, 2020

FAU’s Owls for Israel and National Organization for Women chapters hosted an online event featuring transgender activist Michael Alroy.

Ken didn't preach at FAU for a little over a month after getting hit by a golf cart, but he came back this Wednesday to continue his work. Photo by Hope Dean

Anti-LGBT preacher returns to Boca campus despite being struck by golf cart

April 10, 2019

Ken said he will not press charges against the driver.

Ken has been at FAU before. Photo by Sophie Siegel

Anti-LGBT preacher struck by golf cart on Boca campus

February 25, 2019

The identity of the driver and the state of the preacher are unknown.

Sophomore English major Rihanna Davis holds up the man's sign that she stole and ripped in half. Photo by  Sophie Siegel

Students protest anti-gay preacher on campus

January 15, 2019

About fifty students gathered around the unnamed man near the end of the Breezeway to speak their minds.

Drag queen Jackie Jae's second performance had her in a sequin-covered cutout leotard and a matching jacket. Photo by Hope Taylor

FAU’s 8th annual drag show encourages self-expression

October 29, 2018

Hundreds of people attended the event, which addressed topics like voting and staying true to yourself.

Drag queen Ariel Rimm performs at last year's annual Drag Show. She will be returning for this year's event as well. Photo by Andres Scheele

FAU to host eighth annual Drag Show this month

October 16, 2018

The event is free for students.

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.

Decorations were set in front of the Social Science building for the celebration of Israel's 70th birthday.  Alexander Rodriguez | News Editor

Owls for Israel celebrates the country’s 70th birthday

April 21, 2018

Students learned about Israel's music, cultural groups, and LGBT rights.

Rylie VanOrsdol. Joshua Giron | Photo Editor

Owl of the Week: Rylie VanOrsdol

March 26, 2018

The 19-year-old grad student with synesthesia shares her past and outlook on life.

(Far left) Jill Rubin, professor of women’s studies and (far right) Geanny Joseph Ruiz, Program Coordinator for FAU’s Pride Resource Center, pose for a picture with students that attended the Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Julian-Justin Djoum | Contributing Photographer

Students gather for Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 24, 2017

Attendees participated in a candlelight vigil and presented expressions of art.

The Women and Gender Equity Resource Center is located on the second floor of the breezeway above the food court.
Photo by Max Jackson

Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts conversation on LGBT dating violence

October 29, 2017

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (ODMA) hosted a meeting for students to learn about issues affecting LGBTQ+ couples at the ...

Drag queens from the Haus of Ungodly, a drag queen group, perform before the show. Joshua Giron | Staff Photographer

Drag show turns up the flair for seventh consecutive year

October 17, 2017

From Lady Gaga-like entrances to movie reenactments, the annual event proved it gets bigger and better each year.