No matter how different, we’re all people: Seton Hill and the transgender community

Everyone who does not identify as cisgender (one whose gender identity aligns with the gender they were assigned at birth) is faced with their own unique challenges and difficulty as we live in a world built for cisgender individuals.  Still there are many unifying struggles which most trans individuals face daily. Things like housing, bathrooms,…

Five ways to be an ally to trans people

“Here at Seton Hill University—which prides itself on diversity and collaboration—the safety, well-being, and inclusion of all students, regardless of orientation or gender, are our priority. Discrimination on the basis of sex or gender identity is prohibited here on campus,” said Adriel Hilton, the dean of students and diversity officer. Allyship is the practice of…

Seton Hill rallies for equal pay in April

Every year in front of the Greensburg courthouse, a group of activists from Seton Hill University participate in the Equal Pay Day rally. Sponsored by the Feminist Collective, the Equal Pay Day rally advocates for the end of the pay gap between men and women. According to pay-equity.org, white women in 2016 and 2017 who…