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The Journal

The Journal is an independent student run newspaper at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Over the years the staff have covered LGBTQA events and written articles about some of the issues that LGBTQA people encounter at UIS. Below are a selection of some of these articles.

2013

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/04/08/4-3-2013/

Intimacy unveiled- April 3, 2013

This issue has an article that talks about the art display called fon seks. The display included LGBTQ subjects.

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/04/25/4-24-2013/

Day of Silence speaks to UIS community:  “Undocuqueer I Exist” sheds light on LGBTQ students and the immigrant experience – April 25, 2013

This issue has an article about the Day of Silence.

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/02/27/2-27-13/

Illinois Senate passes Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act- February 27, 2013

This issue has an article about the Senate passing of the Illinois Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act.

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/02/12/2-13-13/

Love is all you need: Religious Freedom and Marriage Equality Act back on the table for Illinois Senate-February 12, 2013

This issue has an article about the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act going before the Senate.

2012

http://www.uisjournal.com/news/2012/09/11/safe-zone-2-0-encouraging-dialogue-and-understanding-2/

Safe Zone 2.0, encouraging dialogue and understanding- September 11, 2012

This issue talks about the updated Safe Zone Sessions.

http://issuu.com/tusharthakkar/docs/dec5_2012/1?e=3396646/1264465

New vendor task force and parking, topics for SGA- December 5, 2012

This issue has an article about the SGA meeting where bringing Chick-Fil-A was discussed.

Queertober

http://www.uisjournal.com/features/2012/10/02/october-preview-homecoming-and-queertober/

October Preview, Homecoming and Queertober- October 2, 2012

This issue talks about Queertober festivities.

http://issuu.com/tusharthakkar/docs/oct10_2012/3?e=3396646/1264385

Gender Outlaw: Kate Bornstein visits UIS- October 10, 2012

This issue talks about Kate Bornstein’s visit to UIS.

http://www.uisjournal.com/features/2012/10/16/3rd-annual-closet-door-on-the-quad-sharing-stories-and-support/

Coming Out on the Quad

October 16, 2012

This issue talks about the Coming Out on the Quad event.

http://issuu.com/tusharthakkar/docs/oct24_2012/7?e=3396646/1264408

Late Nite and QSA bring Shangela to UIS to promote fun and education – October 24, 2012

This issue talks about QSA and Late Nite bringing Shangela to the QSA Drag Show.

2009

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/documents/20091007journal.pdf

Three students accused of committing campus hate crime- October 7, 2009

This issue has an in-depth article about an alleged hate crime that occurred on campus. It also has an editorial denouncing hateful incidents on campus.

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/documents/20091014journal.pdf

Students given chance to “come out” on Quad.

Violent crime should unify, not divide- October 14, 2009

This issue has an article on Coming Out on the Quad. It also has one  about how hate crimes on campus destroy the sense of community.

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/documents/20090422journal.pdf

Alternative Prom: Haven for some, fun for all- April 22, 2009

This issue has an article about Alternative Prom and how it made LGBTQA students feel included.

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/documents/uisjournal20090401.pdf

“Milk” prompts discussion on campus: Panel addresses legacy of Milk, current challenges being faced- April 1, 2009

This issue has an article that talks about a panel that was held to discuss the progression of LGBTQA rights.

2008

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/documents/uisjournal20081119.pdf

UIS students lead protest over Proposition 8- November 19, 2008

This issue has an article that focuses on a protest against Proposition 8.

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/documents/4-16-0812pageissue.pdf

Gender-blind housing, honor’s dorms amongst controversial issues discussed at SGA meeting- April 16, 2008

This issue has an article that talks about Gender Neutral Housing.

2006

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/111506/index.htm

LGBTQ proposal in works- November 15, 2006

This issue has an article that talks about a proposal for an LGBTQA Resource Office.

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/100406/index.htm

Queer Straight Alliance wants equality at UIS – October 4, 2006

This issue has an article that talks about the QSA wanting to have an LGBTQA office on campus.

2005

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/2k5nov9/news.html

Faculty member pens book on gay law and politics- November 9, 2005

This issue has an article about a professor’s book on LGBTQ law and politics.

http://www.uis.edu/journal/archives/2k5jan26/frontpage.html

The Gay Rights Bill passed: is Illinois taking a step forward or a step backward?- January 26, 2005

This issue has an article that talks bout Illinois reviving the Gay Rights Bill.