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Columbia achieves top marks for LGBTQ-friendly environment

By Alexandra Sharp, 23News Reporter

The Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index gave Columbia, Mo. a perfect rating of 100 in October 2017. The score is determined by how welcoming and safe a city is for its LGBTQ community. This Read the rest

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RSVP Center holds Relationship Violence Awareness Month

RSVP center provides confidential assistance to students

By Isabel Lohman, 23 News Reporter

The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center observed Relationship Violence Awareness Month throughout October by hosting educational events.

Domestic violence is the “willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as Read the rest

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Trigger warnings ”shelter” young people, but in the right way

By Jessica Heim-Brouwer

“Trigger warning:” the phrase lives among popular culture as a hashtag, a frame before the beginning of a video or a verbal warning. Yet, it has also served as a punchline for media that adopt it satirically; … Read the rest

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23 News – April 29, 2015

This week on 23 News, we visit the Columbia Earth Day festival, discuss the MU Alert system, and talk about what is good in the world. All that and more on this week’s 23 News!

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23 News – April 15, 2015

This week on 23 News we get the scoop on the Chancellors Art Showcase, visit the Humans vs Zombies event on campus, and look into Pride Month on MU’s campus. It’s everything you could ask for on this weeks 23 … Read the rest

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Forth Annual Social Justice Symposium Teaches Students Tools for Change

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Hailey Stolze – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer

 

Awareness, advocacy and activism were three main topics guests spoke about during MU’s fourth annual Social Justice Symposium.

Speakers, students and faculty gathered on all floors of the Student Center on … Read the rest

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Students Remember Those Lost to Transphobic Violence

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Ariel Sierra – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer

Students from around campus came together in The LGBTQ Resource Center on Wednesday evening to remember people who have been lost in the past year due to transphobic violence.

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3rd Annual Drag Show Shows Off LGBTQ Community Pride

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Caitlin McCarthy – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer

This past weekend the LGBTQ Resource Center here at MU hosted it’s 3rd annual Black and Gold Drag Show.

Performers in the show danced and sang to contemporary songs. The main … Read the rest

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Same-Sex Couples Fight For Recognition

Kati Kokal – 23 News Staff Writer

The LGBTQ community and allies fought a new battle this week in Mid-Missouri as ten homosexual couples are now challenging the state for recognition of their marriages after Missouri having same-sex marriages be … Read the rest

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23 News – April 30, 2014

This week in 23 News we interview New York Times best selling author Wes Moore, take a look at Alveda King’s recent visit to MU, and the 23 News executives celebrate their last show of the year. You won’t want … Read the rest

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