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Students walk out to support LGBTQ+ community, support change

Students walk out to support LGBTQ+ community, support change

Esha Bhawalkar June 23, 2022

North’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) organized a walkout during f-block Friday, March 19, to protest the rise in anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in the United States.  “We just wanted to show our support...

ToBGLADD promotes awareness of LGBTQ+ challenges

ToBGLADD promotes awareness of LGBTQ+ challenges

The Newtonite April 26, 2018

(Photos by  Jason Alpert-Wisnia and Joelle Sugianto) A-block  by Helen Xiao Transgender panelists explained what it means to be transgender and how their sexual identities have affected their lives during...

ToBGLAD brings multiple perspectives from LGBT community

ToBGLAD brings multiple perspectives from LGBT community

The Newtonite April 12, 2017

A-block by Laura Schmidt-Hong As part of ToBGLAD Day, a panel of members of the LGBT community and of various religious communities spoke about the intersectionality between religious beliefs and sexuality...

School plans to implement new gender neutral bathrooms

School plans to implement new gender neutral bathrooms

The Newtonite May 27, 2016

by Jacob Sims Speyer More gender neutral bathrooms will be created at North, possibly as soon as next September, as part of a recent effort by the Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Student Faculty Administration...

A chance to speak: Members of LGBTQA community voice experiences

A chance to speak: Members of LGBTQA community voice experiences

The Newtonite October 29, 2015

by Maya Abou-Rizk and Maya Metser Students at this school have the opportunity to be able to discuss sexuality and gender identity in organized settings such as ToBGLAD (Transgender, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian...

Students watch a member of the LGBTQ+ community discuss his experiences with racism during G-block.

ToBGLAD panels discuss discrimination, sexuality, gender

The Newtonite April 15, 2015

A-block by Lucy Lu Students spoke on a panel on behalf of the LGBTQ community last Friday during A-block in honor of ToBGLAD (Trans, bi, gay, lesbian, awareness day). Hosted by junior Julia Dwyer, the...

The above drawing by sophomore Julia Dwyer was shown outside the auditorium as part of the panel.

ToBGLAD: Students read writing, exhibit art, perform in annual Speak Out

The Newtonite January 7, 2014

by David Kwartler Students participated in Speak Out D-block yesterday in the auditorium as a part of Transgender Bisexual Gay Lesbian Awareness Day (ToBGLAD). The Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) organized...

ToBGLAD: Alum and local transgender activists discuss experiences, LGBTQ issues

The Newtonite January 7, 2014

by Julia Moss Members of the Newton and greater Boston transgender community educated students and faculty about what it means to be transgender as part of the Transgender Bisexual Gay Lesbian Awareness...

Gay-Straight Alliance organizes Days of Silence, Action

The Newtonite April 27, 2012

[media-credit id=35 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]The Gay-Straight Alliance will hold the Day of Silence and the Day of Action next week. The days call attention to people who have struggled...

Viewpoint: Day of Silence helps participants' understanding, makes silence visible

The Newtonite April 27, 2012

[media-credit name="Hilary Brumberg" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]The Day of Silence calls attention to people silenced for their sexual or gender identity, orientation or expression. by...

ToBGLAD: Students speak about LGBTQ issues

The Newtonite March 8, 2012

[media-credit name="Gloria Li" align="alignright" width="211"][/media-credit]Yesterday B-block in the auditorium, senior Abby Holtzman, an officer of the GSA, participates in a play written by senior Nellie...

ToBGLAD: Leadership class discusses sex education

The Newtonite March 8, 2012

[media-credit name="Perrin Stein" align="alignright" width="268"][/media-credit]Senior Madeleine Aquilina discusses sex education with leadership students F-block in 473. by Perrin Stein Senior Madeleine...

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