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Bisexual and Questioning Young Women More Susceptible to Depression, Drexel Study Finds

Looking into the differences in mental health symptoms experienced by those in the LGBQ community, a team from Drexel’s Department of Couple and Family Therapy found key disparities in the risks faced by certain groups.
Researchers from Drexel University studied the relationship between disordered eating and sexuality among adolescents and young adults.

Bisexual and Questioning Women Have Higher Risk of Eating Disorders

Young women who are attracted to both sexes or who are unsure about who they are attracted to are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those attracted to only one sex, according to a new study from Drexel University.
The logo for Drexel's Queer People of Color.

Drexel’s Queer People of Color Student Group Going Strong

Focusing on the concept of “intersectionality,” Drexel’s Queer People of Color is a new club that began with an idea to fill a gap in the University’s diversity efforts and is now thriving.
André Carrington, PhD, assistant professor of English at Drexel, helped organize an international conference on LGBT comics and the people who create them. Graphic by Bill Ezell.

Drexel Professor Behind International LGBT Comics Conference

A Drexel professor has helped organize a conference recognizing and celebrating the work of the LGBT comics community.
A collection of pins given out to wear during the National Day of Silence at Drexel.

Speaking Out with Silence

Drexel students, faculty and staff again participated in the National Day of Silence earlier this month, using their silence to speak volumes against the discrimination and bullying of LGBTQ individuals.
Rainbow Flag during a Pride event. Photo by Jez Atkinson.

Indiana's Religious Freedom Act: A Q&A With David S. Cohen

Indiana’s new law, dubbed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, has come under fire from critics who say it enables discrimination of LGBTQA individuals. Kline School of Law Professor David S. Cohen answers question about what the law is and what it could mean.
Allen Bernstein, seen in an Army photo (between 1940-1944), with a composite of the front page of his manuscript MILLIONS OF QUEERS from 1940

Major LGBT History Discovery Brings Veteran's Life Story to Light

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown 149-page manuscript from 1940 defending homosexuality, and documented the remarkable life of its author, a gay Jewish World War II veteran.

In Child Custody Disputes, LGBT Parents Face Bias in the Courts, New Drexel Review Finds

Court decisions that favor a heterosexual parent over a gay or lesbian parent in a custody dispute often do not consider important social science research on parenting by gay and lesbian individuals, according to a new review from Drexel University.
LGBTQA Student Center Sign

Drexel Coming Out for New LGBTQA Center

Drexel will add more diverse colors to its traditional blue and gold with the opening of its new LGBTQA Student Center on Oct. 22.

OUT for Work

Steinbright Goes All Out For LGBTQ Job Seekers

Steinbright Career Development Center this year partnered with OUT for Work, a national certification program to help enhance LGBTQ career resources for students in higher education.