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All In The News tagged "LGBTQ"

Amber Heard’s “Bisexual Past”

A study on mental health symptoms prevelance in the LGBQ community by Annie Shearer, a research assistant in the College of Nursing and Health Professions' Family Intervention Science program, and Guy Diamond, PhD, director of the program, was mentioned in a June 1 Salon story on the coverage of abuse allegations levied against Johnny Depp.

New Study Reveals Support For Same-Sex Marriage Is Rising In All 50 States

Drexel was mentioned in an April 14 Huffington Post article for releasing a report with the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law revealing that public support for same-sex marriage is rising in all 50 states. The story was picked up by a number of other outlets.

Religious Freedom Bills Upend the GOP

David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, appeared on MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry Show” on April 4 to discuss Indiana’s controversial new religious freedom reformation act among other topics. 

Religious-Freedom Debate Finds its Way to Pa.

David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the Kline School of Law, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on April 3 about the debate over religious freedom laws. He also co-wrote two opinion pieces for on this topic. He was interviewed on 95-bFM (New Zealand) on April 3.

23 Couples Want Their Pa. Same-Sex Marriages Certified By Changing Wedding Date

David S. Cohen, JD, associate professor of law, was quoted in a story on Sept. 30 about a proposed settlement that would allow same-sex marriages from before Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban was overturned to be recognized by the state.

Federal court overturns Pennsylvania gay marriage ban

David S. Cohen, JD, an associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in the Morning Call on May 21 about a federal judge striking down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage.

The Worst Argument Ever Made Against Gay Marriage

David S. Cohen, associate professor in the School of Law, wrote an opinion piece for on May 16 about arguments against gay marriage.

For gay and lesbian parents, equality is a myth when it comes to custody cases

A new review revealing that LGBT parents face bias in the courts during custody disputes was featured in The Guardian and on on April 21. The review was conducted by Kirk Heilbrun, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Emily Haney-Caron, a third-year JD/PhD candidate in Drexel’s joint program in psychology and law in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law, who were both quoted.

Penn launching LGBT health initiative

The School of Public Health was mentioned for its certificate program in LGBT health in Philadelphia Inquirer and MedCity News articles on Feb. 8 about Penn’s new LGBT health initiative.

Study shows just 0.1 percent of NIH funding went to LGBT research

Randall Sell, ScD, an associate professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Pittsburgh City Paper article on Dec. 13 about the low proportion of NIH research funding that goes to study of LGBT health issues.

National Transgender Day of Remembrance: Vigil Roundup

Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 20 Philadelphia magazine blog post about sites holding vigils for National Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Drexel opens LGBT student center

Tatiana Diaz, the director of Drexel’s Student Center for Inclusion and Culture, was quoted in an October 24 Philadelphia Gay News story about Drexel’s new LGBTQA Center.  Dean of Students Dr. David Ruth and Associate Dean of Students Dr. Rebecca Weidensaul were also mentioned.