The Lion's Roar

A leader in the LGBTQ+ world: Edith Windsor

Edith Windsor.

Prakriti Adhikari, Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2020

The LGBTQ+ community in the United States has had many important figures throughout history who have helped shape the community and its significance. One such high-spirited fighter and LGBTQ+ activist was Edith Windsor.  Windsor (1929 - 2017) was known for fighting against the Supreme Court as the ...

Pride Month celebrates lives of the past, present and future

StandOUT, the university's LGBTQ+ alliance organization, celebrated Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20 during the Fall 2019 semester. The annual remembrance day honors the memory of transgender lives lost as a result of discrimination and violence.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

June 23, 2020

June is officially acknowledged as Pride Month, an annual tradition that commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a series of protests that took place over multiple days after police raided a gay bar in New York. The uprising between police and protestors ultimately sparked a turning point in LGBTQ+ activ...