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How Do You Identify?

How Do You Identify?

As Southern Oregon University delves into Race Awareness Week, an opportunity to discover race in our communities and perceptions, groups like the Queer Resource Center (QRC) are on the job daily encouraging the acceptance and respect of others’ differences in the SOU community. One way of doing this is through a question, “How do you […]

Winter’s A Drag

“Winter’s A Drag” but you don’t have to be. That seemed to be the message of what amounted to a party and dance show in the Stevenson Union as part of the campus Winterfest. The Queer Resource Center sponsors a drag show every year featuring men in costume performing song, dance and comedic routines to […]

Resource Centers: What SOU Has To Offer

Southern Oregon University offers its students a multitude of assets to help them find success; one of the most influential aspects of what the university has to offer aside from the events, clubs, opportunities to network, and the overall “cool” factor of college life are its resource centers. Each center is specifically designed to fit […]

Oregon Allows Same-Sex Marriage–“It was just kind of like a big sigh of relief.”

The ban on same-sex marriage in Oregon was struck down on Monday, May 19 and ruled as unconstitutional by U.S. District Judge Michael McShane. The decision and announcement were made at noon. “I was very happy,” said Sam Burress, staff member at the SOU Queer Resource Center. “It’s definitely something I’m for and that I […]

Students Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance

Students dressed in black gathered in the Stevenson Union Courtyard on Wednesday afternoon to observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance and commemorate those who have lost their lives within the last year as a result of discriminatory violence. The Queer Resource Center organized the event for SOU this year, beginning around 12:30 p.m. by reading […]

SOPride takes over down town

SOPride takes over down town

The Southern Oregon University’s Queer Resource Center will be participating in the 4th Annual Southern Oregon Pride Festival with a line up of all-inclusive, community-wide events this upcoming weekend. The QRC’s main event for the festival will be a 5K“Fun Run”before the SOPride Parade this Saturday, Oct. 12, with check-in beginning at 8:30 a.m. in […]