Queer 101: Transphobia and Cis-Allyship Panel Summary

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Last Friday, ODEI and Unity House hosted a panel on Transphobia and Cis-Allyship in the wake of new legislation which threatens the legal and personal identity of trans people in America. The panel, hosted by co-leaders of Gender Group Micah Fisher ’21 (he/him) and Cat March (they/them), Teddy Hannah-Drullard ’20 (she/her or they/them), Professor Gilda Rodriguez (she/her), and ODEI’s Timothy Bussey (he/him) answered anonymously submitted questions having to do with resources for trans people and what cis people can do to be better allies.

Just in case you missed it, here are some of the questions answered by the panel.

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Queer 101: Information Blast!!!

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BOOM! Info blast. ~via MythBusters

 

BOOM! It’s ▲Queer 101▲ again, back with some info about queer life at Kenyon! Here you’ll find a guide to all the student-run LGBTQIA+ organizations on campus. I’m sure many of you already learned about these clubs at the activities fair, but for those of you who didn’t (or were too overwhelmed by the insanity of a thousand booths and a giant walking puppet to take in any real information), here’s a comprehensive list of said clubs and instructions on how to join them. Enjoy!

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Queer 101: Know Your Resources

 

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Hello everyone and welcome to The Thrill‘s brand new feature ~*QUEER 101*~ Here, we will be exploring various aspects of being an LGBTQIA+ individual at Kenyon, as well as being a part of the larger queer community on campus. Don’t regularly attend Unity, Qdubs or QMS meetings? Don’t want to? That’s fine! We’re here to keep you updated on all sorts of things happening and being discussed on campus so you’ll always be in the loop. If you’re a queer person on campus and you’d like to share your perspective, We’d love to have you use this feature as your platform!

So to start off, today’s edition is “Know your resources,” which will be a basic introduction to the different kinds of queer organizations on campus and what they’re up to!

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Queeries, Vol III

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Kenyon Confessions is teeming with unanswered questions about queer life. We queer beans on the Thrill staff (and a few guests) have taken it upon ourselves to answer your questions about queer life at Kenyon! Queeries (new title courtesy of former Thrill editor Sarah Cohen-Smith ’14) will regularly feature a new queer-identifying Kenyon student who will offer their perspective about questions you submit to the Thrill (via thekenyonthrill@gmail.com) or post on Kenyon Confessions.

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Follow Up: Unity House Publishes Second Letter After Weekend Vandalism

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This evening, Unity House published an open letter to allstu and on Facebook noting the positive support the group has received from the community after rainbow flags were stole from their North Campus Apartment this past weekend. For our readers who do not receive allemp or allstu or do not follow Unity House on Facebook,  the full letter appears after the jump with details of the group’s next plan of action.

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Unity House Publishes Open Letter to Rainbow Flag Vandals

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Unity House has sent out an open letter regarding the rainbow flags that were torn from their door this past weekend. For those of our readers who do not receive allemp or allstu, the full letter appears after the jump. The authors of the letter allude to The Thrill‘s recent post “Deb Ball is for Faggots.”

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