LGBTQ panel discusses social issues

October 17, 2013

Outober’s “Beyond Gay Marriage” event brought six panelists to campus to discuss social issues surrounding underrepresented members of the LGBTQ community on Wednesday evening. “We need to reach out to a wider variety of voices,” said Carly Rosenfield (COL ’14), one of the two event coordinators. Outside the event, when asked about recent controversy over Love Saxa’s anti-gay speakers, Thomas Lloyd (SFS ’15), president of GU Pride, said, “Right now, the first thing that is going to happen is a formalized response written by me running in the Hoya … that will basically set the ground rules between GU Pride and Love Saxa. … Gay people can hate the hook-up culture too, but Love Saxa seemed to be debating more who can be authentic versus what authenticity looks like and how everyone can pursue it.”

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