#OPINION On Sept. 22, Trump reversed the progress of diversity by issuing another executive order that combats racial and sexual stereotyping. Under a façade of “equality”, this executive order risks amplifying racism, sexism and homophobia.
Two Stony Brook University hospitals have been named leaders in LGBTQ healthcare, according to the 2020 Healthcare Equality Index. The index grades facilities based on their commitment to meeting the LGBTQ community’s needs.
#OPINION Many students suffer from an increasing number of mental health issues because they don’t have access to the same resources as before. It is important that these issues are addressed and students are aware of the mental health resources available.
On Oct. 16, Stony Brook University hosted its annual Commons Day seminar for first-year students with guest speaker, writer and transgender rights activist, Janet Mock. Commons Day is a yearly event in which the author of the first-year reading requirement comes and speaks to students and staff.
Only four senators voted against the bill to ban gay conversion therapy — one of them was Kenneth P. LaValle, the representative for most of eastern Long Island and namesake of Stony Brook’s sports stadium.