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Ally Awards ceremony to be held Wednesday

By Northern Star staff | April 2, 2015

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center will hold a ceremony honoring the recipients of its Ally Award on Wednesday.The award is given to those who have "done something positive for or on behalf of the LGBT community," according to the resource center's...

Awards recognize LGBT allies

Awards recognize LGBT allies

By Kelley Byrne | February 25, 2014

Students may nominate staff, faculty or students for the 10th annual Ally Awards through the LGBT and Women’s Resource Center website up until 4:30 p.m. Friday.The LGBT and Women’s Resource Center will host the Ally Awards to recognize allies of the...

Ally Awards a social movement

Ally Awards a social movement

By Ariel Owens | February 19, 2014

Allies are necessary factors in any kind of social justice movement, and it is vital they are recognized.Nominations for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning Ally Awards are being accepted until Feb. 28. The effects of positive recognition,...

Social worker Kimberly Cecil accepts her Ally Award on Tuesday afternoon in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center in recognition for her service to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.

Awards ceremony celebrates sexual orientation

By Newell Miao | April 2, 2013

Students showed support for the LGBT community at the ninth annual Ally Awards ceremony held Tuesday in Holmes Student Center Regency Room. The awards are sponsored by the Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, the LGBT Resource...

Recipients of the LGBT Resource Center Ally Awards in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center Wednesday afternoon.

Ally Awards recognize LGBT contributions

By Lauren Dielman | April 4, 2012

Students, faculty and staff came together Wednesday to recognize important contributions made to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community as part of the Ally Awards ceremony. The awards were hosted from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Holmes...

LGBT Resource Center to host 8th annual Ally Awards

By Northern Star Staff | April 1, 2012

April is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Awareness Month at NIU. The LGBT Resource Center will host the 8th annual Ally Awards, which honor NIU faculty, staff, students and DeKalb organizations that “have been allies to the LGBT community...