4 Judy Shepard
Matthew Shepard was murdered
for being gay in 1998. Today, his
mother travels around the world
advocadng tolerance for all. She
came to Chapel Hill this January.
6 Are You Being Served?
Finally, the Student Body President
candidate who the GLBT-SA has
endorsed has won the actual election.
How has James Allred been an ally to
the community, and what lies ahead
for Eve Carson?
7 Program in Crisis
The Sexuality Smdies department is
without a director. What is the uni
versity doing about it? A LAMBDA
8 NCSU LGBTQ Center
Students and faculty at North Carolina
State University are trying to start an
LGBTQ center much like the one at
UNC-CH, but they have many obsti-
cals to overcome.
Jasna Novosel, Emanuela
Ellias and Lauren Kessel
perform in “The Vagina
9 Outlawing Orgasm
The UNITY conference is getting a
little kinky this year with the theme
“Oudawing Orgasm:” Learn what
to expect from the fifth annual
largest LGBTIQ conference in the
10 Portrait of an Artist
Februrar}' is black history month, and
LAMBDA is celebrating by profiling
the life of a famous queer and black
writer, Audre Lorde.
The GLBT-SA sponsored this year’s
production of “The Vagina Mono
logues,” The director gives herself
12 American Dreams
Two students, one gay, one an ally,
reflects on their experiences in South
Africa and how being in a country
where sexual orientation and gender
identity are protected by a costitution
made them reflect on the US.A..
15 Progress Report
What ever happened to the same-sex ,
marriage debate? LAMBDA covers
same-sex marriage laws for the first
time since the 2004 elections.
Above: On Valentines
day, the GLBT-SA
organized it’s annual
and their allies to
publically show af
fection in the pit.
Front cover ^ Eric Levarde
Lesbian, gay and straight
couples lock lips.