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UW-Whitewater IMPACT hosts fifth annual Drag Show

UW-Whitewater IMPACT hosts fifth annual Drag Show

April 2, 2014

By Michael Riley April 2, 2014   Drag queen Kandi Barr asked the audience members to raise their hands if they had never been to a Drag Show before. “Look at all the virgins,” Barr said, as nearly half the audience members raised their hands. Professional performers and amateur...

Film raises gay rights awareness

Film raises gay rights awareness

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014   By Thomas Zimmer   As part of this year’s International Week, The Center for Global Education teamed up with PRIDE and IMPACT to screen “Born This Way” on Feb. 26. The film depicts the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender and Questioning community members...

Anti-bullying is focus of ‘It Gets Better’

Anti-bullying is focus of ‘It Gets Better’

November 6, 2013

By Abrielle Backhaus   Bullying is one of the most challenging concerns among youth and young adults today. UW-Whitewater will welcome the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles and the It Gets Better production as a theatrical response to the stresses of bullying. GMCLA will use the Young Auditorium...

Students prepare drag routine

February 29, 2012

“How do we make ourselves appear to have breasts?” This is the question on junior Sean Van Aacken’s mind as he prepares his first ever drag performance. IMPACT student organization is hosting UW-Whitewater’s third annual Drag Show. The Moulin Rouge-themed event will be held from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. tomorrow in the Y...

IMPACT puts students on the ‘spectrum’

February 22, 2012

Many people believe that most humans fall into two categories when it comes to their sexual orientation; either an individual is straight or they are homosexual. IMPACT has put together an event called, “Are you on the Spectrum?” to inform others on how many different types of sexualities and...

IMPACT drag show returns to campus after success last year

March 9, 2011

Last year’s smash hit student event, the IMPACT Drag Show, returns to UW-Whitewater at 9 p.m. Thursday. The Mardi Gras themed show, featuring both UW-Whitewater students and professional drag queens and kings, will raise money for the IMPACT lesbian, gay, transsexual, and straight ally student union. IMPACT President ...

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