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Statement on Racial Justice

To the University Community: Do not look away. We are all bearing witness—once again—to collective Black pain: the pain of denied dreams, denied opportunities, and denied justice for stolen Black lives. The recent murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and too many before them at the hands of police have laid bare wounds […]

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UVA Community Spotlight: Marie Olavere (CLAS ’19)

Marie Olavere is an undergraduate, rising fourth year College of Arts and Sciences student majoring in History. For her Senior Thesis in the History department she is writing on the topic of Asian Americans in Civil Rights Movements. This is Marie’s third year serving as an intern with the LGBTQ Center, where he manages the […]

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UVA Community Spotlight: Zoe Pettler (CLAS ’18)

Zoe Pettler is an undergraduate fourth year College of Arts and Sciences student majoring in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGS) and Religious Studies. For her Distinguished Major Project in the WGS Department she is writing on the topic of Queer temporality. This is Zoe’s second year serving as the Vice President of Education for […]

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Fall Weekend Message from Serpentine’s Chair

10/18/2017 The Serpentine Society’s Fall Weekend is now just a few weeks away. Each year, we gather to honor members of the University of Virginia community who work on behalf of LGBTQ people on Grounds and in Charlottesville. We honor people like Jennifer Hulvey, the Director of Financial Aid at UVA Law and a tireless […]

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2014 Reider/Otis Scholarship Now Open

The 2014 Reider/Otis Scholarship is now open! Information about this scholarship as well as the application and recommendation form can be found under the “Scholarships” tab on the top of the Serpentine Society website.

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Serpentine Society Announces John Herring Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations Wo Chan – 2013 John Herring Scholarship Recipient Wo Chan ’13 Wo Chan is a very recent graduate of UVA who now lives in Brooklyn, New York, pursuing passions in poetry, drag, and LGBT community enrichment. While a student at UVA, Wo was involved in a number of student groups, including serving as vice-President […]

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Serpentine Society at Youth Pride Day

This year, Youth Pride Day took place on Saturday, April 27th in Washington, DC.  Members of the Serpentine were there to volunteer.   The first Youth Pride Day occurred in Dupont Circle Park on April 19, 1997 with over 900 young people coming out to celebrate awareness, visibility and pride. For more information about Youth […]

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Bernard Mayes to be Honored as Lifeline to Suicidal

Original article written by Sam Whiting of the SFGate Saturday, April 28, 2012 The first suicide hotline in the United States consisted of one man with one phone in one room in San Francisco. The man was Bernard Mayes, and he’d placed cardboard ads on Muni buses: “Thinking of ending it all? Call Bruce, PR1-0450, […]

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