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GIESORC director Matthew Jeffries, pictured here, hosts meetings with faculty members who want to show support in their classroom or department.

“I want to make the world a better place for those that follow behind”

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter July 2, 2021

Matthew Jeffries, WSU Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center director, went to college as a first-generation student.  Initially, Jeffries said he did not know what he wanted...

LGBTQ+ representation is becoming more common, but we need to see more elderly couples on screen, too.

Movie “Cloudburst” is touching tale of LGBTQ+, senior romance

GRACE LAPIERRE June 25, 2021

Watching shows and movies that fall under the romantic comedy genre, I have noticed a recurring theme: few of them focus on older couples.  There are plenty for younger couples like teen romances or...

WSU has shown some steps toward perpetuating diversity and inclusion on campus. There is, however, much more to be done so that all faculty and students feel represented and welcome.

Colleges, corporations have long way to go to adequately represent LGBTQ+ community

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist June 11, 2021

Pride Month has arrived, which means a month of gleeful parades, education on queer history and celebrating queer people’s right to exist and love as they are. With that, however, also comes a bombardment...

Harpy*s Magazine is a student-run publication and is sponsored by WSU’s Women*s Center. Its first issue was published online December 2020 on Issuu. 

Student-led feminist magazine accepting submissions

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter April 26, 2021

The student editors of Harpy*s Magazine are accepting literary and art submissions until May 15 for their second issue, which will be released early fall semester.  The feminist magazine’s theme...

The Cougar Pride Student-Athlete Alliance was created by a queer student-athlete. The group hopes to create educational programs to give to athletes and coaches to help break down stigmas towards the LGBT+ community.

WSU student-athlete creates group for LGBT+ community in athletics

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter September 15, 2020

A queer, WSU student-athlete founded an affinity group where she and other LGBT+ student-athletes come together and advocate for members in their community. The Cougar Pride Student-Athlete Alliance...

Mikayla Makle grew up in Maryland but wanted to have a new experience by attending WSU.

‘She’s bringing a different perspective’

JENNA GEELAN, Evergreen reporter and columnist June 15, 2020

Mikayla Makle, Black Student Union at WSU president, became more aware of who she was as an LGBTQ+ Black woman when she started attending WSU.  Makle grew up in Maryland, where she found it hard to...

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