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Gender Neutral Housing

One Small Question Can Have A Big Impact

The Huffington Post | Lauren Betesh | Posted 03.05.2014 | College

One small question on the housing application form at Pitzer College in California can have a meaningful impact. The reason is not necessarily due to ...

Ban On Gender-Neutral Housing Enacted Without Public Discussion

Posted 08.12.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina's board of governors has voted without any public discussion to ban gender-neutral housing at all campuses in the UNC...

UNC Board Quietly Seeks To Ban Pro-LGBT Policy

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.08.2013 | College

A housing practice meant to help LGBT students feel safer and more comfortable living on campus may soon be banned at multiple public colleges in Nort...

On UNC's Gender-Neutral Housing

Vivian Taylor | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Vivian Taylor

Gender-nonspecific housing offers a solution to folks like me. Not just trans kids or gay kids, but to all students who want to spend more energy focusing on their studies than navigating a specifically gendered living situation.

Lawmakers Aim To Stop Housing Policy That Helps LGBT Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.10.2013 | College

Three lawmakers in North Carolina want to put a hold on the forthcoming gender-neutral housing policy at all campuses in the University of North Carol...

Large Southern University Considering Gender Neutral Dorms

Posted 01.16.2013 | College

The University of Tennessee is considering implementing gender neutral dorms after the passage of a bill by the Student Government Association, WATE r...

UNC's Big Housing Move | Posted 11.20.2012 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have endorsed a policy which will allow students to live in dorm...

Making Roommate Assignments Less Sexy (or Gender-y)

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 10.02.2012 | College
Josh A. Goodman

Though separating students by gender and sex sounds benign enough, same-gender only housing policies perpetuate problematic gender and sex norms and cause discomfort for some students.

Tyler Kingkade

Transgender Student Claims Discrimination By University | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.23.2012 | College

Kaeden Kass, a Miami University of Ohio junior who was born female but identifies as a transgender male, is petitioning against his school for saying ...

It's More Than a Housing Issue -- It's About Respect

The Oklahoma Daily | Posted 05.15.2012 | College
The Oklahoma Daily

Gender-neutral housing means the choice to live with someone who students know will be supportive of their sexuality or gender identity. It means freedom from discomfort, discrimination, harassment and fear.

Gender-Neutral Housing: No Excuses For UNC-Chapel Hill

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 05.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

Gender-neutral housing options are essential to creating campuses that are safe and welcoming for LGBT students, especially transgender or gender-nonconforming students. Enough with the excuses, UNC-Chapel Hill. The right thing to do has nothing to do with "stakeholders."

Rutgers To Allow Gender-Neutral Housing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — New Jersey's flagship state university has decided to allow male and female students to share rooms in three dorms in an e...

Columbia University To Offer Gender-Neutral Housing

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Columbia University has formally joined the growing list of colleges and universities that offer gender-neutral housing. After reviewing a revised p...

UPDATED: Gender-Neutral Housing Takes Off On Campus

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Mixed-gender living policies are cropping up on college campuses countrywide, though some schools are having an easier time establishing them than oth...

Yale Dorms Go Gender-Neutral

Yale Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Students in the class of 2011 will have the option of living in mixed-gender suites next year as part of a pilot program, Yale College Dean Mary Mille...