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The HWS Update

Sunday morning, after two days of getting to know each other, the Classes of 2013 took some time to talk about how they first encountered each other and what those first impressions may have been based on. “Social Class at HWS,” a new addition to the Orientation schedule, is designed to start conversations around social

This spring, the Empire State Pride Agenda’s Equality and Justice Day was held in Albany. From Hobart and William Smith, 18 students attended, making them the largest collegiate contingent present—which was impressive considering the crowd amassed approximately 1,300 people. The Empire State Pride Agenda, as New York’s leading statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)

In the upcoming weeks the PRIDE Alliance is sponsoring a number of entertaining events on campus as part of their annual “Sextember” celebration. PRIDE Alliance Co-president, Brendan Csaposs ’09, says the events are intended to raise sexual health awareness. The event kicks off with a food and sex workshop at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.

“Religion and Homosexuality: a roundtable discussion” will begin at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at the Intercultural Affairs Center, as part of the monthly Cross-Cultural Coffee Hour. The featured speaker will be the Rev. Denise Yarbrough from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Penn Yan. Michael Dobkowski and Etin Anwar of the Religious Studies faculty and

“Please understand my reasons for not speaking today. I am participating in the Day of Silence, a national youth movement protesting the silence faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies. My deliberate silence echoes that silence, which is caused by harassment, prejudice, and discrimination. I believe that ending the silence is

The Hobart and William Smith Pride Alliance is sponsoring this day of grabbing life by the hand. Raise awareness, raise questions and raise a hand held in someone elses of the same sex. Throughout the day members of Pride will be handing out stickers to same-sex duos seen holding hands. Have fun and show some

For Gaypril, comedienne Kate Clinton will perform “You Look Like You Could Use A Laugh” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 21, in Albright Auditorium. This event is being sponsored by HWS Pride Alliance, Women’s Collective, and the Fisher Center for the Study of Women and Men. An author and columnist, Clinton is known for

Geneva, NY — At a time when national awareness of discrimination against gays has peaked, Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host a rally aimed to increase understanding of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Leslie Feinberg, activist, journalist, author, and public speaker, has been recruited to lead the rally at 7 p.m. on Thursday,

April 3, 2000 Geneva, NY -In 1989, during an interview for top-secret clearance, Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer told the U.S. military “I am a lesbian.” Following that disclosure, Cammermeyer was separated from the military despite an exemplary military and civilian professional record. That same day, Cammermeyer filed suit in Federal District Court in Seattle, challenging the