Archived articles

Lgbtq life

A path to authenticity
Published Nov 15, 2023
Paula Neira, the program director of LGBTQ+ Equity and Education at Johns Hopkins Medicine, shares her journey from a dream job in the Navy to a life of service, purpose, and impact beyond
A great fit for Hopkins community
Published March 30, 2023
Homewood's new Gender Affirming Closet offers free clothing, accessories, makeup, and resources to support gender identity expression and exploration
Johns Hopkins expands gender-affirming care benefits and support
Published July 1, 2022
All Johns Hopkins insurance plans will be updated and aligned to offer a broad range of care, and enterprise systems have been updated to allow individuals to use chosen names
Student life
Despite distance, LGBTQ Life helps students stay close
Published May 19, 2020
Disruption to semester and effects of social distancing make the office's services and events more important than ever, says LGBTQ Life Director Demere Woolway
Libraries acquire rare copy of seminal 19th-century essay
Published Dec 5, 2019
'A Problem in Greek Ethics' by poet John Addington Symonds helped set the stage for the modern gay-rights movement
Ballroom glitz
Published Oct 14, 2019
Performers battled, catwalked, and vogued at the George Peabody Library, a grand venue for an event that honored the nearly century-old tradition of the ballroom community
Baltimore Pride
Hopkins marchers show their Pride
Published June 17, 2019
Hundreds of members of the Hopkins community attend Baltimore Pride, Saturday
Preferred name fields added to myJHU profiles
Published May 8, 2019
Change in university databases reflects JHU's commitment to inclusion
Hopkins affirms support for transgender, gender nonconforming communities
Published Nov 1, 2018
Message comes amid reports that federal government is considering adopting a binary definition of gender under the law
On stage
Discovering Laramie
Published Oct 25, 2018
JHU Barnstormers present the story of Matthew Shepard, whose 1998 murder became a flashpoint for the gay rights movement