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graphic of an LGBTQIA+ pride flag with text reading Beyond the Binary

Inclusion doesn’t ‘stop at the bathroom’

Allie Miller April 17, 2024
Trans inclusion advocacy group works to increase all-gender bathrooms on campus
Hawks Pride builds community for LGBTQIA+ athletes

Hawks Pride builds community for LGBTQIA+ athletes

Luke Sanelli November 1, 2023

Two years ago, a St. Joe’s athletics administrator approached Katie Kuester ’12, assistant women’s basketball coach and recruiting coordinator, with a goal: to create an accepting and empowering...


National Coming Out Day is for everyone

Allie Miller October 11, 2023
A student’s experience discovering their sexuality and gender identity

Editorial Oct. 11

The Hawk Staff October 11, 2023

“Coming out” is a process that takes a different form for each member of the LGBTQIA+ community. National Coming Out Day, which occurs annually Oct. 11, celebrates these differences and reminds us...

Dehlyla Hernandez ’25 (left), Caleb Datto ’26 (center) and Clare Joyce ’25 (right) are the
organizing team of the SJUPride Picnic. PHOTO: MAURITZ WILSHUSEN ’27/THE HAWK

‘A celebration of identities’: SJUPride hosts picnic

Monica Sowinski September 27, 2023

SJUPride hosted a picnic outside Campion Student Center Sept. 22 to spread awareness about SJUPride and to create a welcoming and inclusive space for all students. Students gathered on the lawn to eat,...

Alex Given ’24. SJU Pride President PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK

Hawk Rap: A Q & A with Alex Given

Keira Flaherty October 26, 2022

Alex Given ’24, an international relation major from Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is the president of SJU Pride. Given, who identifies as transgender queer, said SJU Pride has provided him with a space...

About 300 people participated in the 10th Annual Durban Pride Parade on June 25, which had not taken place for two years because of the covid-19 pandemic. PHOTO: LESLIE QUAN 22/THE HAWK

Durban Pride returns after two-year hiatus due to covid-19

Allie Miller June 27, 2022

Durban, South Africa — After a two-year hiatus due to the covid-19 pandemic, Durban Pride returned to Gugu Dlamini Park in central Durban on June 25.  About 300 people chanted, sang and marched...

Santore said she has always loved rollerskating parties and that was what got her into rollerskating. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Students find their place in skating

Mitchell Shields September 28, 2021

The methodic ‘click clack’ of wheels on the pavement is an unmistakable sound; you know in just a few seconds, a skateboarder is about to whiz by you on their way through campus. Skaters seem to be...

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 by Kaitlyn Patterson, 20.

A moment to shine

Rose Weldon March 28, 2017

The making of St. Joe's first drag show For the first time in its history, Saint Joseph’s University will be holding a drag show on April 8 at the Perch beginning at 9 p.m. “I’ve always been interested...

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