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Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

By Alaikia Marielle

April 21, 2019

  From YouTubers Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms, “Banging Book Club” is the witty and honest book club podcast about all things sex and gender. “Banging Book Club” is a discussion between three longtime friends and collaborators, stating, “Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in ...

Utah Legislators to Propose Bill Restricting Change of Gender at Birth

Utah Legislators to Propose Bill Restricting Change of Gender at Birth

By Katelyn Collett

January 30, 2019

  The Utah Legislature general session for 2019 is set to begin this month. Among the bills to be proposed, there will be one that has already sparked debate. The bill is known as H.B. 153 or the Utah Vital Statistics Act Amendments. Among other definitions, it will define gender and the way ...

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

Petersen: Speculating Over Sexuality Only Adds to Toxic Masculinity

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

December 7, 2018

If you spend enough time on some of the trashier corners of gay Twitter gossip (I am, ahem, guilty), you have been privy to a shocking secret for some time now. You might have seen it in the hand movements, or the leg crossing, or in selfies analyzed with the zeal of an over-caffeinated English major....

The U Has Room to Improve on Diversity, According to Pac-12 Comparison

November 4, 2014

When the U joined the Pac-12 in 2011, athletics were only part of the package. The Pac-12 features some of the world’s most academically rigorous institutions in the country. David Rudd, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Science, said universities are often publicized according to aff...

Gender Wage Gap Doesn’t Make “Cents”

Gender Wage Gap Doesn’t Make “Cents”

September 10, 2014

  For every dollar a man makes in Utah, a woman makes $0.69. This means a woman will earn $1.2 million less over her career than a man will, according to the American Association of University Women. This gender wage gap exists in nearly every occupation, including those typically deemed “female ...

A Safe Space: Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

A Safe Space: Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

September 10, 2014

  Right across from the reserve desk on the second floor of the Marriott Library is a gender-neutral bathroom. This bathroom was built, according to the LGBT Resource Center, to “ensure safety and privacy for transgender, gender non-conforming and any other person who needs assurance when using a public restroom....

Pursuing Perspectives in Gender Studies

Pursuing Perspectives in Gender Studies

September 10, 2014

  Jai Hamid Bashir began her studies at the U with a vision to create positive social change. “I believe deeply in the unique power of a few individuals,” she said. “[I] would like to be part of the emerging forefront of a movement.” Bashir, a senior in gender studies, environmental and sustainability stu...

Fighting the Norm

Fighting the Norm

September 10, 2014

  Melyssa Parry never felt her ambitions would have to be put on hold because of her gender. Now a senior, Parry returned to the U for a second degree in nursing. “It’s not like it was before,” she said. “It is more accepted for women to get their education.” Parry said there’s a social no...

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