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January 15th, 2002

IDS documents the potential for emergence of a queer television network, which is likely what we know today as LOGO, in a very positive light.

Sims, Stephanie. “Coming Out with a New Channel.” Indiana Daily Student, January 15, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=19849 (accessed September 1, 2009).

January 18th, 2002

Overview of local PFLAG chapter and interview with 2002 president Judy Schroeder

Hendricks, Emily. “Support Group Offers Answers.” Indiana Daily Student, January 18, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=19934 (accessed September 1, 2009).

February 28th, 2002

ICON speaks out for gay rights and an IU study finds that 89% of Indiana residents are supportive of LGBT rights.

Ausmus, Britany. “Indiana Clergy to Rally for Equal Treatment for Gays.” Indiana Daily Student, February 28, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=20828 (accessed September 1, 2009).

March 24th, 2002

Eleventh Annual Miss Gay IU Pageant takes place in IU Auditorium with financial help from local businesses.

LeBlanc, Elise. “IU ‘Queens’ Come OUT Tonight.” Indiana Daily Student, March 24, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=21274 (accessed September 1, 2009).

March 26th, 2002

IDS publishes an excellent editorial response to previous editorial insisting that gay fraternities aren’t necessary because they promote segregation.

Editorial, Indiana Daily Student, March 26, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=21321 (accessed September 1, 2009).

April 3rd, 2002

IU participates in Day of Silence.

Brodsy, Alyson. “Silence Protests Hatred.” Indiana Daily Student, April 3, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=21559 (accessed September 1, 2009).

April 15th, 2002

Thanks to OUT, bi-identified Margaret Cho visits IU auditorium to promote National Day of Silence.

Koch, Colleen. “Seasoned Entertainer has ‘Broad Appeal’.” Indiana Daily Student, April 15, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=21836 (accessed September 1, 2009).

April 24th, 2002

Boy Scouts of America sets a date for a campus conference, which will occur a few days after GLBT support services’ Sexual Minority Youth in the Heartland conference, raising concerns due to the Boy Scouts’ exclusion of gay men and boys from their organization.

Van Osdol, Adam. “Summer Meetings Collide.” Indiana Daily Student, April 24, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22062 (accessed September 1, 2009).

April 24th, 2002

The Cast of Real World visits campus, providing students an opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion, which had a decidedly LGBT focus.

Blandford, Julia and Brodsy, Alyson. “Students Get Taste of ‘Real World’.” Indiana Daily Student, April 24, 2002. http://www.idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22111 (accessed September 1, 2009).

April 29th, 2002

A fraternity catering to gay and bisexual men and their allies is denied formal colonization status at IU, despite its successful recruitment of fourteen members.

Blanford, Julia. “Delta Lamda Phi Denied Recognition.” Indiana Daily Student, April 29, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22168 (accessed September 1, 2009).

May 6th, 2002

According to this editorial, the city of Bloomington withdrew its willingness to contribute funds to the Sexual Minority in the Heartland conference following the concerns raised by GLBT support services over the Boy Scouts’ conference occurring on the heels of their own. No formal article on the city’s withdraw could be found.

Editorial, Indiana Daily Student, May 6, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22212 (accessed September 1, 2009).

June 6th, 2002

“Call to Repentance” group begins protests on campus, referring to Bloomington as the “fag capital,” but a Queer-friendly counter demonstration emerged.

Corgan, Jackie. “Protest Returns to Kirkwood.” Indiana Daily Student, June 6, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22491 (accessed September 1, 2009).

July 19th, 2002

Sexual Minority Youth in the Heartland: Issues and Methods for Youth-Serving Professionals kicks off with a keynote address from Joycelyn Elders.

Corgan, Jackie. “Events Seek to Address GLBT Issues.” Indiana Daily Student, July 18, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22868 (accessed September 1, 2009).

July 29th, 2002

Dave Rice, on behalf of Scouting for All, screens the documentary film “Scout’s Honor” at Monroe County Public Library to promote the rights of gay Scouts.

Kashiwa, Ryota. “Boy Scouts ‘scouting’ the Campus.” Indiana Daily Student, July 29, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=22976 (accessed September 1, 2009).

December 5th, 2002

IU has more than 15 support groups for LGBT students, including OUT and ALLY, and several personal stories are presented.

Sims, Stephanie. “IU Gay Students Find Support in Groups.” Indiana Daily Student, December5, 2002. http://idsnews.com/news/story.aspx?id=25639 (accessed September 1, 2009).