The Journal

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.

2013

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/04/08/4-3-2013/

Intimacy unveiled- April 3, 2013

This issue has an article that talks about the art display called fon seks. The display included LGBTQ subjects.

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/04/25/4-24-2013/

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.

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/02/27/2-27-13/

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.

http://www.uisjournal.com/pdf-files/2013/02/12/2-13-13/

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.

 

2012

http://www.uisjournal.com/news/2012/09/11/safe-zone-2-0-encouraging-dialogue-and-understanding-2/

Safe Zone 2.0, encouraging dialogue and understanding- September 11, 2012

This issue talks about the updated Safe Zone Sessions.

http://issuu.com/tusharthakkar/docs/dec5_2012/1?e=3396646/1264465

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.

 

Queertober

http://www.uisjournal.com/features/2012/10/02/october-preview-homecoming-and-queertober/

October Preview, Homecoming and Queertober– October 2, 2012

This issue talks about Queertober festivities.

http://issuu.com/tusharthakkar/docs/oct10_2012/3?e=3396646/1264385

Gender Outlaw: Kate Bornstein visits UIS- October 10, 2012

This issue talks about Kate Bornstein’s visit to UIS.

http://www.uisjournal.com/features/2012/10/16/3rd-annual-closet-door-on-the-quad-sharing-stories-and-support/

Coming Out on the Quad

October 16, 2012

This issue talks about the Coming Out on the Quad event.

http://issuu.com/tusharthakkar/docs/oct24_2012/7?e=3396646/1264408

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.