The recent decision by America’s highest court to retain employment discrimination protections for the LGBTQ community is consistent with a historic pattern of defying expectations. [6¼ min read]


The academic and creative interests that Alpha Mulugeta ’06 explored during his time at USC allowed him to seize professional opportunities wherever they were presented. Mulugeta appeared on the fifth season of RuPaul’s “Drag Race” and is an in-demand cabaret performer.

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Through a new gender studies course at USC Dornsife, Joseph Hawkins will ask students to conduct original research using materials from the largest LGBT archive in the world.