Rest in peace, Genderfuck

We at the Phoenix want to support the school’s decision to cancel Genderfuck this year. As members of Swarthmore Queer Union expressed in a recent op-ed, the annual party has become extremely distanced from its original intent in recent years. The mission

Just a phase: Genderfuck is over

Due to concerns felt by the Swarthmore queer and trans community, we believe that Genderfuck should not be held this year. The initial aim of the party was to celebrate queerness and gender variance through the destabilization of gender in a public

StuCo Report: Genderfuck, Student Government, & LSE

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. Genderfuck Social

The History of Genderfuck

Genderfuck is not only the most attended party on campus, it’s also the most notorious. Students anxiously wait for this one, usually cold, weekend to run down to Sharples in their silliest, most gender-bending outfits. A Swarthmore tradition many students look forward


Consent Is Sexy

A diverse collection of student groups joined together this past weekend to promote consent culture and create a safer party environment. Parties hosted at Olde Club, Paces and both fraternities all required students to show proof of attendance in the form of