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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

An attendee holds up flags during the New York City Pride Parade, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

Why Pride month deserves to be celebrated

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter June 28, 2021

As many of you already know, Pride month, which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community, takes place in June. There are many events to go to, such as LA Pride at Universal Studios and Dodgers Stadium or the NYC...

Why are LGBTQ members not allowed to help save lives?

Why are LGBTQ members not allowed to help save lives?

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter May 16, 2020

Andy Cohen, a TV host and survivor of the coronavirus, was recently denied the ability to donate blood to COVID-19 patients and believes his sexual orientation was the deciding factor. The Food and...

Members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community gathered as StandOUT hosted an event in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20 in the Student Union Breezeway.

StandOUT gathers for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter November 21, 2019

Members and allies of LGBTQ+ gathered in a day of remembrance to mourn and spread awareness about violence that has occurred against the community. Nov. 20 is recognized as Transgender Day of Remembrance....

Members of standOUT hosted an informational tabling event to inform students and faculty about LGBTQ History Month, which is celebrated all through the month of October.

Celebrating LGBTQ history with standOUT

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter October 29, 2019

October is National LGBTQ History Month.  The university’s organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer questioning students and allies, standOUT, hosted an informational tabling...

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