University of Northern Iowa student Iowa's first transgender homecoming queen
Sat, October 12, 2013
Tonight, University of Northern Iowa student Steven Sanchez made history as Iowa's first transgender homecoming queen. Steven was crowned homecoming queen sometime after 8 pm this evening, marking the first ever transgender homecoming queen for UNI. Coincidentally, today we also recognize National Coming Out Day, a day that celebrates the power of coming out as transgender, lesbian, gay or bisexual.
No adverse effects in volunteers following Phase I clinical trial of Sumagen AIDS vaccine
Thu, September 5, 2013
Sumagen Canada Inc and Western University announced today that the Phase I Clinical Trial (SAV CT 01) of the first and only preventative HIV vaccine based on a genetically modified killed whole virus (SAV001-H) has been successfully completed with no adverse effects in all patients. Antibody production was also boosted after vaccination.
Lavender University launches LGBTQ programs
Thu, August 15, 2013
Windy City Times and Center on Halsted are launching a 9-month series of LGBTQ educational programs featuring prominent scholars known nationally for their innovative research and work.