The Journal is an independent student run newspaper at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Over the years the staff have covered LGBTQIA+ events and written articles about some of the issues that LGBTQIA+ people encounter at UIS. Below are a selection of some of these articles.
Intimacy unveiled- April 3, 2013
This issue has an article that talks about the art display called fon seks. The display included LGBTQ subjects.
Day of Silence speaks to UIS community: “Undocuqueer I Exist” sheds light on LGBTQ students and the immigrant experience – April 25, 2013
This issue has an article about the Day of Silence.
Illinois Senate passes Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act- February 27, 2013
This issue has an article about the Senate passing of the Illinois Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act.
Love is all you need: Religious Freedom and Marriage Equality Act back on the table for Illinois Senate-February 12, 2013
This issue has an article about the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act going before the Senate.
Safe Zone 2.0, encouraging dialogue and understanding- September 11, 2012
This issue talks about the updated Safe Zone Sessions.
New vendor task force and parking, topics for SGA– December 5, 2012
This issue has an article about the SGA meeting where bringing Chick-Fil-A was discussed.
October Preview, Homecoming and Queertober– October 2, 2012
This issue talks about Queertober festivities.
Gender Outlaw: Kate Bornstein visits UIS- October 10, 2012
This issue talks about Kate Bornstein’s visit to UIS.
Coming Out on the Quad
October 16, 2012
This issue talks about the Coming Out on the Quad event.
Late Nite and QSA bring Shangela to UIS to promote fun and education – October 24, 2012
This issue talks about QSA and Late Nite bringing Shangela to the QSA Drag Show.