The Washburn Review

EDITORIAL: Transgender issues come to a head

Washburn Editorial Staff

January 31, 2017

There's no doubt that transgender rights have been in the spotlight for some time now. Hot topics stemming from the transgender community include health insurance coverage of gender reassignment surgery, calling it an "unnecess...

Defining, explaining key LGBT community terms

Ali Dade

October 21, 2016

October is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History month, so I felt that I should take some time to go into depth on some of the terms that are used regularly.As the growing support of LGBT rights becomes more prevalen...

LGBT Rights History: A Timeline

Ali Dade

October 18, 2016

The Society for Human Rights is founded by Henry Gerber in Chicago in December of 1924. This was the first gay rights organization recognized in the United States. It also produced the first American publication for the LGBT com...

Brief: Safe Zone training for all

Natalie Engler

August 30, 2016

On Sept. 1 in the Cottonwood Room in the Memorial Union from 2:30-5:00 p.m., Washburn is offering Safe Zone basic training to faculty, staff and students. They will have the opportunity to learn and experience current, relevant...

Cruz vs Caitlyn Jenner over transgender rights

Brian Cervantez

April 28, 2016

Ted Cruz has made it into the news regarding the controversy surrounding transgender rights. Caitlyn Jenner has recently spoken out against Cruz, in reference to what he has said.Cruz thinks that the current bathroom laws that are...