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Upcoming Women’s March

Upcoming Women’s March

Kate Willett, News Writer

October 12, 2020

On October 17, 2020, the Dakota Coalition of Grand Forks North Dakota will be hosting a Women’s March starting at the Flood Memorial Monument at 1 p.m. Masks are required, and the dress code is black, pink, or multicolored rainbow attire, in solidarity for BLM, the LGBTQ+ community, and the f...

Coming Out Day Celebration!

Coming Out Day Celebration!

Kate Willett, News Writer

October 5, 2020

On October 7, from 1-3p.m., the Student Diversity and Inclusion Center is holding a celebration for National Coming Out Day, which is Sunday, October 11. Coming out is a huge part of the LGBTQ+ community, and when asked why coming out is so important, Mr. Jeff Gibson, Assistant Director of Student Diver...

Rebels Roast

Rebels Roast

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor

September 28, 2020

Love coffee and want to support a good cause? Check out Rebels Roast! Founded by a current student at the University of North Dakota (UND), Sean Dolan, Rebels Roast donates 20 percent of their profits to support homeless LGBTQ+ Youth. Rebels Roast wants to provide counseling, shelter or a bed in a safe place fo...

More than One

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Maddie Ardelean, Writer

August 29, 2018

Grand Forks, North Dakota is the last place one might expect a thriving, multi day LGBT+ Pride event, but they would be underestimating the LGBT+ and ally community here. Grand Forks Pride has socials, movie screenings, a vendor park, a drag show, spoken word poetry and informative panels. This is the...

LGBTQ+ Ally Training

A UND student holds a placard after completing the LGBTQ+ Ally Training Program at the Memorial Union on Friday, January 26, 2018.

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Community Writer

January 28, 2018

This past Friday, seven members of the UND community gathered in a quiet conference room. Seated around a conference table, facing a powerpoint, everyone chats quietly, waiting for Jeff Gibson, the Senior Program Manager for LGBTQ+ and Cross Cultural Programming, to begin Ally Training. Ally Trainin...

Rally for acceptance

Rally goers wave hand-painted signs during an equality rally on Saturday in East Grand Forks, M.N. Nick Nelson/Dakota Student

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor

August 29, 2017

“Love is a terrible thing to hate” was one of many hand-painted statements on display Saturday afternoon at an equality rally in East Grand Forks. Hosted by Gender Friendly Grand Forks (GFGF) and Indivisible Northwest Minnesota, the rally was in support of issues including women’s rights, assistanc...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

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