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Beatrice Fadrigon: Building a place to belong

Beatrice Fadrigon: Building a place to belong

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist April 12, 2021
Beatrice Fadrigon is walking away from Pitt having carved out a space for queer Asian students — a space that didn’t exist before, and she said is necessary now more than ever.
AQUARIUS was created after founder Carolyn Chen noticed a lack of intersectionality in the LGBTQ+ community on campus.

Age of AQUARIUS: New club offers home for LGBTQ+ students with Asian roots

By Amanda Giamalis, For The Pitt News February 14, 2019
The title AQUARIUS is an acronym for “Alliance of Queer Underrepresented Asians in Recognition of Intersectionality to Uphold Solidarity.” The club has been an official, active club at Pitt since November 2018 and now has more than 30 members.
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