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Striding Towards a More Inclusive CUNY Community

On June 19, CUNY officials announced their decision to grant name and gender marker changes to all CUNY students.   The CUNY General Counsel for Legal Affairs issued a statement on June 18, regarding the topic of name and/or gender change requests on school records. In this memorandum, the CUNY community was informed of the […]

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Dealing with gender and sexuality in education

Queens College Professor Leslee Grey spoke with students Nov. 4, at the “Multiplicities in the Classroom: Understanding Gender & Sexuality Among Multiple Identities” event held in Powdermaker Hall. Grey discussed the gender roles in the classroom, especially how students identify them. “It is going against cultural and social norm. Not all of us consider being different people,” […]

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Panel stresses need and support of women in STEM fields

The Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding hosted an event titled Women and the Sciences March 11. A panel of women including CUNY students and professors discussed the challenges women face in STEM, an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, career fields. “The biggest challenge, in my opinion, is not only the competitive […]

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