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Photo and Story by Connor Burnard / Contributing Writer Urvashi Vaid, an attorney and LGBTQ activist, spoke in the Student Union Building Ballroom on Thursday for Creating Global Change, an interdisciplinary conference in women’s and gender studies, hosted by MTSU’s Women’s and Gender Studies program. Urvashi Vaid is the CEO and founder of Vaid Group, …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Boasting the title of the oldest LGBT+ college campus organization in Tennessee, MT Lambda has been serving MTSU students and faculty for 28 years. Formed as a response to homophobic and derogatory articles written by a Sidelines student writer in 1988, Lambda has proven to be a bastion …

Photo courtesy of Camille Farmer MTSU hosted the annual LGBT+ College Conference awards dinner on Saturday where students, faculty and members of the community were honored for their efforts toward inclusion. This year, the conference theme was All Identities, and the awards began with Greg Cason, the President of the Nissan Business Synergy Team, discussing Nissan’s efforts to be inclusive …

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic ruling resultant of decades of litigation over gay rights. Prior to the ruling, gay and lesbian couples could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s 5-4 ruling means the remaining 14 states, …

By Meagan White Staff writer Students hear many things as they make their way across campus, but “Spring out! Drag out! Come to the Drag Show tonight!” are words that echo above the crowd. Freshman Michael Raymond, public relations officer for MT Lambda, handed out flyers about the organization’s events for the evening. “This is …