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GENDER IN GOVERNMENT - ASNMU Vice President, Gwendolyn Feamster, presents the history of gender in government during the annual Gender Fair. The fair was hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Studies program, and offered a selection of different organizations that gave poster presentations at their booths.

Gender Fair explores topics of gender, sexuality

Jackie Phillips April 4, 2023

The Gender and Sexuality Studies program held the annual Gender Fair on Friday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair was held in the Northern Center in the Founders Room and Ballroom I.  Both community...

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Gender Fair to hold discussion of ‘Legend of Korra’

Akasha Khalsa March 18, 2021
Fans of the animated series “The Legend of Korra” and its popular prequel series “Avatar the Last Airbender” will be excited to note that NMU’s 2021 Gender Fair will include a discussion of the topic of “Bisexuality and Disability in Nickelodeon’s Legend of Korra.”
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PRIDE MONTH— Although last year saw the cancellation of gender fair, the event has adjusted to a virtual format. 2020 marks the 4th annual gender fair at NMU.

Gender fair highlights equality, inclusion throughout March

Rayna Sherbinow March 15, 2021

The fourth annual Gender Fair is underway. Throughout March, the NMU Gender and Sexuality Studies website is displaying multiple projects by students, as well as virtual presentations from faculty and...

Gender Fair features hour of gender inclusive bathrooms

Gender Fair features hour of gender inclusive bathrooms

Brianna MacLean March 22, 2018

During NMU’s second “Gender Fair” on Tuesday, March 20, the Multicultural Education and Resource Center (MERC) was given permission to allow gender neutral bathrooms on the first floor of John X....

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