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A table with selected archive items from the Unity Month exhibit on the first floor of Post Learning Commons.

The Alliance celebrates three decades at St. Joe’s with Unity Month exhibit 

Allie Miller October 18, 2022

An exhibit titled “Celebrating 30 Years of the Alliance,” a faculty and staff LGBTQIA+ support group, opens Oct. 21 in the Post Learning Commons. The exhibit includes t-shirts, posters, pins and...

Philadelphia-based drag artist Pi performs at the show April 22. PHOTO: NATALIE NEVINS ’24/THE HAWK

Drag Show struts back to campus

After a two-year hiatus as a result of covid-19 restrictions, SJU Pride hosted its annual Drag Show with Hawk Hill Productions (HHP) on April 22 in The Perch. SJU Pride president, Diego Ramirez ’22,...


Concerns about impact of new Florida law on LGBTQIA+ youth

Stella Chiavon March 29, 2022

What bothers Dana Ortgiesen ’22 most about Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law, as critics have dubbed it, is its impact on young people in the LGBTQIA+ community.  “I think that this will...

Fr. Martin talks to students after his talk. PHOTO: Luke Malanga 20

James Martin, S.J., advocates for LGBT acceptance in Catholic Church

Luke Malanga September 18, 2019

In the top floor lounge of Villiger Residence Center, residents Mac Castellano ’23 and Bailey Cafone ’23 re-organized the Post-It notes on the window overlooking City Avenue from “Go Birds!” to...

GRAPHIC: Kaitlyn Patterson 20

‘Queer Eye’ picks Philly as next location

Zach Dobinson September 17, 2019

For some St. Joe’s students, their favorite celebrities are right in their backyard. The Netflix original, “Queer Eye,” recently finished filming in parts of Philadelphia for its upcoming fifth season. Antoni...

Liam ONeil 20, member of SJU Pride, said he was glad other members of the LGTBQ community present at the counter-protest. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Students respond to protesters’ hateful messages

Ana Faguy and Emily Graham May 1, 2019

About 300 students gathered early this evening on Cardinal Avenue, spilling out from the Sourin Parking Lot to counter-protest seven individuals who identified themselves as “Bible Believers.” The...

Grace Bendon is the winningest goalkeeper in St. Joes womens soccer history. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Goalkeeper leads dialogue on LGBTQ experience

Ana Faguy April 30, 2019

Grace Bendon was a 16-year-old sophomore in high school and a stand-out soccer player when she and her former girlfriend went public with their relationship. “I was nervous about what the upperclassmen...

A diverse tradition

The Hawk Staff February 26, 2019

Incorporating LGBTQ curriculum As groups including the University Faculty Senate and the Office of Residence Life look to improve their approaches to inclusion both on campus and in the university’s...

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