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51 Lisa Jepsen speaks about the economics of sexual orientation
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.1
2/11/2011 Associate professor of economics addresses the Current Research on Women Forum. Students, faculty members, and members of the community were present. Stereotypes were examined; photo.
52 Why I am ashamed today to call myself an Iowan
Heyer--Emily Nicole (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.12
2/11/2011 The Iowa House vote to prohibit gay marriages and make recognition of state civil unions illegal has caused the author to question the basis of what Iowans think.
53 A dialogue of diversity
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.2
1/1/2011 Summary of events associated with GBPAC's "Standing on Higher Ground" program; President Allen's statement on the program; photo.
54 Stormy weather; the growing concern with school climate
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.8
1/1/2011 Alumnus Nicholas Pace talks about his experience in dealing with gay and lesbian students.
55 Dwight Watson speaks at CROW forum
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.1
11/5/2010 Dean of the College of Education addressed the problem of social isolation facing many gay and lesbian students. He suggested the use of literature circles reading different types of gay literature; photo.
56 Hate crime procedures create inequality
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.10
10/19/2010 Believes that the offenses covered by the term "hate crimes" are already crimes; wonders why there is a need to add more to the process.
57 Sticks and Stones
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:12, p.5
10/8/2010 Students urged to continue to push back against prejudice of any kind and refuse to tolerate harassment, bullying, and hatred.
58 "That's so gay"
McCollum--Lauren Renae (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:8, p.3
9/24/2010 Two workshops, part of the "Standing on Higher Ground" project, will focus on drawing awareness to the bullying and harassment the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities face daily.
59 Judy Shepard addresses gay rights
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.1
9/21/2010 The mother of Matthew Shepard addressed a sold out Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center about making something positive of her son's death. The general public needs to become educated about the gay community; photo.
60 Students engage in peaceful counter protest in absence of WBC
Williams--Whitney Mae (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.1
9/17/2010 Students gathered to show their support for "The Laramie Project". The expected arrival of members of the Westboro Baptist Church did not materialize; photo.
61 Students react to "The Laramie Project"
Mabe--Talee F. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.1
9/17/2010 The showing of "The Laramie Project" was part of the "Standing on Higher Ground" campaign.
62 Fred Phelps hates homosexuals
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.10
9/14/2010 Protests planned by the Westboro Baptist Church in response to events remembering and discussing the death of Matthew Shepard on campus.
63 Judy Shepard to speak at GBPAC
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.1
9/14/2010 The mother of Matthew Shepard, a victim of a hate crime in 1998, will share her story as part of the Standing on Higher Ground educational events, workshops, and panels; photo.
64 Letter to the Editor
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.8
9/3/2010 Opinion shared on opinion piece from the August 31 Northern Iowan.
65 Prop 8 overruling a threat to democracy
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.10
8/31/2010 California Supreme Court ruling blocks Proposition 8, which would ban homosexual marriage. The vote indicates a larger problem; a clear majority wanted this law to be passed, but their wishes have been overturned by the court system; photo.
66 UNI students discuss different perspectives of homosexuality
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.1
4/13/2010 Matt Reisetter's speech on homosexuality prompts discussion at UNI Navigators meeting
67 Ku Klux Klan Chapter denies involvement with UNI vandalisms, assault
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:43, p.1
3/12/2010 Brother Douglas, Imperial Wizard of the Fraternal White Knights, states that the Ku Klux Klan has groups of seven or more members in eleven Iowa towns. Waterloo and Cedar Falls are included; photo.
68 In response to "The Maine problem"
Begnoche--Brandon John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.7
11/13/2009 Use of Biblical sources to support the gay marriage proposal seen as unethical and unfounded.
69 The Maine problem with gay marriages
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.7
11/10/2009 Gay marriage became illegal in Maine due to a popular vote. Many Christians believe that they are upholding God's commands by voting against gay marriage; believes Bible does not command respect for sanctity of marriage
70 Stand up in support
Brown--Michael Franklin (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.7
11/6/2009 Continued support for gay marriage in Iowa urged.
71 Hate crime protection for LGBT community
Kenealy--Stephanie Rose (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.1
11/3/2009 President Obama signed a defense bill that included making an assault on anyone based on his or her sexual orientation a federal hate crime; photo.
72 Homosexuality is not a sin
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.9
10/27/2009 Questions how the Bible can be used to oppress homosexuals. Written by humans in a time when most of the world was a mystery, how can this book be relevant to the discussion of homosexuality?
73 Civil rights vs. civil wrongs
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.7
10/20/2009 The LDS church was active in support of Proposition 8 against same sex marriage. Boycotts of businesses owned by church members and even vandalism took place. Leaders compared events to the voter intimidation of blacks; photo.
74 Christian hypocrisy in our leadership
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.8
10/13/2009 Believes actions by political figures has diminished their proclaimed beliefs in Christianity. Governor Mark Sanford and Senator John Ensign were outspoken against equal marriage rights, but were having extramarital affairs; photo.
75 Christian hatred
Hewitt--Lucas James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:10, p.3
10/2/2009 Believes that Christians do not hate gays, but do stand by the Bible's interpretation that homosexuality is wrong.
76 Homophobia and violence
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.5
9/22/2009 Ninety per cent of gay men and lesbians have been victims of violence, according to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Men commit eighty five per cent of violent acts. Proving one's manhood usually involves violence.
77 Two cents on marriage
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:52, p.3
4/24/2009 Supports the recent ruling legalizing gay marriage in Iowa.
78 No excuse for discrimination
Bullen--Tiffany Lynn (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.7
4/14/2009 Recent Iowa Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage reviewed, defended, and applauded; photo.
79 Iowa Supreme Court overturns gay marriage ban
Bullen--Tiffany Lynn (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.1
4/7/2009 Iowa became the third state to allow marriage between same sex partners with a unanimous ruling from the Supreme Court. The measure cannot come to a public vote prior to 2012; photo.
80 Pride Week
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:46, p.3
4/3/2009 Believes that Pride Week should remind us that people should not be judged on the basis of age, race, or sexual orientation;
81 That's so gay
Martin--Drake E. (Residence Staff)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.8
11/4/2008 Safe Zone Ally orientation program date, time, and place announced. The goal is to have a campus free from demeaning speech and behaviors.
82 Freedom of religion
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:48, p.7
4/11/2008 Believes that people must be aware of differences in beliefs and respect those who believe differently.
83 Homecoming Out Day, Matthew Shepard vigil and other events educate students
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.1
10/16/2007 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally Union holds events during Homecoming to educate the public; photo.
84 Getting ready for Homecoming Out
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:12, p.4
10/5/2007 Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally Union announced plans for coming out during Homecoming weekend.
85 Same-sex marriage issue may be left up to vote
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.1
9/18/2007 A constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage is in place in Iowa. A judge overturned the ban on gay marriage. A hold has been placed on the ruling, pending Supreme Court review; photo.
86 Commentary--gay marriage article
Covington--William Jonathan (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.6
9/14/2007 Commentary on Tristan Abbott's article on gay marriage.
87 Gay marriage article response
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.6
9/14/2007 Tristan Abbot is challenged on some of the facts used in his article on gay marriage.
88 Gay marriage a right, not sin
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:5, p.7
9/11/2007 Reasons for legalizing same-sex marriage; photo.
89 Haggard the horrible
Covington--Nicholas C. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:40, p.6
2/23/2007 Response of National Association of Evangelicals to Ted Haggard questioned.
90 Sexuality in sports
Fick--Mitchell C. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.24
2/20/2007 Reactions to homosexual professional athletes.
91 Time to pray the gay away
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:38, p.7
2/16/2007 Ted Haggard's changes following three weeks of therapy challenged; photo.
92 The scariest thing about the Mark Foley scandal
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:26, p.7
12/1/2006 Commentary on the Republican position on homosexuality, in light of the Mark Foley scandal. Recent "racist" concerns with Muslims are also discussed.
93 Animals can prefer their own sex, too
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:17, p.7
10/24/2006 Homophobic attitudes addressed.
94 Attacks on marriage and homosexuals from within
Nichols--Brent (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.7
4/18/2006 Two ideas are refuted; homosexuals pose a genuine threat to heterosexual marriage and Christian conservatives pose a genuine threat to homosexuals.
95 'Should Iowa Have a Death Penalty' attracts many opinions
Manatt--Tim (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:40, p.1
2/24/2006 Discussion for and against death penalty aimed to educate those who attended.
96 Gay cowboy movie helps remove stereotype
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.5
1/27/2006 'Brokeback Mountain' is a tasteful movie addressing masculine homosexuality.
97 Straights not necessarily more fit parents
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:16, p.5
10/21/2005 Explains that sexuality should not be the basis of deciding if a couple is fit to adopt a child.
98 Holy union performed at local church
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.7
7/22/2005 United Church of Christ is taking steps towards recognizing same sex unions; photo.
99 U.S. falling behind in support of gays
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:60, p.5
7/15/2005 Believes that the U. S. is too narrow minded about the gay population, and gay marriage specifically.
100 Monday, April 4
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/4/2005 CROW Forum will discuss LGBT students; Melissa Rose Ziemer will perform on KUNI; earth science seminar will take place.


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