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LGBTQ+ Center celebrates two years with open mic event

Claudia Motley March 8, 2020
Stony Brook’s LGBTQ* Center hosted “Queer Grounds: Open Mic and Coffeehouse” on Friday to showcase the artistic talents of the university’s LGBTQ* community.
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Members of Stony Brooks LGBTQ* community are trying to create an all-inclusive Greek-lettered organization to campus. They intend for the organization to be inclusive to all genders, sexualities and races.  HEATHER KHALIFA/STATESMAN FILE

LGBTQ* Services to see multipurpose workspace in West Side Dining

Evelin Mercedes September 18, 2017
LGBTQ* Services has secured a multipurpose workspace on the second floor of West Side Dining to serve as a safe space for all students.
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Students now have the option to change their name on their ID cards. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

ID Card Replacement Policy implemented for those transitioning

Evelin Mercedes September 17, 2017
The new “ID Card Replacement Policy” will allow Stony Brook University students, faculty and staff members who would like to change their legal names on campus ID cards due to transitioning purposes, to obtain new ones.
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Junior theater arts major Sydney Gaglio (above, left) performs as Syd Alexander in the LGBT Drag Show on April 14. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Dressing up for a cause at the 10th Annual Drag Show

Luis Ruiz Dominguez April 19, 2017
The auditorium was nearly filled to capacity despite many students leaving campus for Easter weekend.
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Transgender students face obstacles on campus

Transgender students face obstacles on campus

Kelly Saberi January 22, 2016
Choosing a new name is a big step for transgender or gender nonconforming students, but changing names on university rosters and email addresses can be a difficult process.
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SUNY diversity policy expected to increase student retention and completion

SUNY diversity policy expected to increase student retention and completion

Brittany Tesoriero November 5, 2015
A new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policy was announced by SUNY this semester.
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Three teams impressed at this year’s Dancing with the SBU Stars

David Pepa April 16, 2015
This year's dancers made their mark on Wednesday on the Staller Steps, where over 70 students gathered to watch the stars and their partner’s dance for the audience’s votes.
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