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Vagina Monologues, not just about vaginas

» By Danielle Hunter Staff Writer APSU welcomed the return of the Vagina Monologues on Tuesday, March 26, and Wednesday, March 27. Both performances were held in the Clement Auditorium, the first night featuring a cast of students and the second featuring faculty and alumni. The Women’s and Gender Studies ...

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Audit: Vet benefits wrongly processed in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An audit of the Veterans Affairs regional office in Nashville found that staff did not always accurately process medical disability and traumatic brain injury claims filed by veterans and said more outreach was necessary to reach homeless veterans outside of Nashville. The audit results were released ...

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Bill would limit gun carry records to politicians

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An effort to seal Tennessee’s handgun carry permit records from public scrutiny would create an exception for political operatives and lobbying groups to still obtain the entire set of names and addresses. Republican Sen. Ferrell Haile of Gallatin told the Senate Judiciary Committee this week that ...

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Gay marriage at high court: How a case can fizzle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Late in the oral argument over same-sex marriage in California, Justice Anthony Kennedy made a startling comment, given the months of buildup and mountain of legal briefs that have descended on the justices. “You might address why you think we should take and decide this case,” Kennedy ...

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GSA hosts ‘Safe Zone’ training for LGBTQI community

»Chaseton Donahoe Staff Writer The Gay-Straight Alliance put on their bi-annual drag show on Friday, March 22, in the Music/Mass Communication Building’s Mabry Concert Hall. The event featured six performers and was hosted by Gretchen Cordy, host of Q108’s Morning Show. Brad Fennel headlined the show and performed as Reba ...

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GSA Spring Drag Show raises money for Oasis Center’s ‘Just Us’ group

»Danielle Hunter Staff Writer The APSU Gay-Straight Alliance held their annual Safe Zone Training program in the African American Cultural Center. Thursday, March 21. The intention of this program is to create a visible support network for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex individuals and their allies, or people ...

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