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Transgender Applicants Considered at More Women's Colleges

By Philip Marcelo | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning - single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations - demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

Mills College Becomes First Single-Sex School With Trans-Inclusive Admissions Policy

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Aug 28, 2014
All female Mills College in Oakland, California made history last week when it became the first single-sex college in the country to adopt a trans-inclusive policy for admitting transgender and gender non-conforming students.

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

By Bobby McGuire | Saturday Apr 5, 2014
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

Meningitis Death Tied to Princeton Outbreak Strain

By Kathy Matheson | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
A Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak at Princeton University in New Jersey, suggesting the strain might still exist on the Ivy League campus despite a massive vaccination effort.

Changes Ordered For College Loans For Gay Couples

By Philip Elliott | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday.

Purdue University Votes to Oppose Gay Marriage Ban

Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
The Purdue University Senate has approved a resolution opposing Indiana’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Women’s College Admissions: Are Trans Women Left in the Dust?

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
EDGE examines some of the policies regarding trans students created by women’s colleges across the country.

Students Protest Macklemore Concert at Neb. College

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 30, 2013
A small group of students from Creighton University, a Catholic school located in Omaha, Neb., is expressing outrage that rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, known for strong LGBT support, is scheduled to perform at the college.

Atlanta College Fair Recruits LGBT Students

Monday Sep 30, 2013
Campus Pride & Atlanta Pride partner to host fair during Atlanta Pride Festival on Sat, Oct. 12

Smith College Says No to Trans Students

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Apr 27, 2013
Despite its reputation as a bastion for strong women, Smith College officials have rejected applications from transwomen -- a policy that many students and alumni protest.

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