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The Victories of LGBTQ Shows for Kids

By Jess BazalduaWeb Content Contributor When I think back to my childhood, I can vividly remember the realistic magic, the epic fantasy tales and the blatant heterosexual couples that would get together by the end of every story.  These TV shows and movies would have the main characters meet, build a connection, defeat the evil that keeps them apart and live happily ever after. While this narrative feels like it […]

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Lifestyle

Confronting your Homophobic Family

By Timia CobbWeb Content Contributor The saying is, blood is thicker than water, but that isn’t always the case. Family is supposed to stick together and love each, but that can be hard when your family consistently decides to support ignorant and bigoted views that go against everything you are as a person. As an ally to the LGBTQ+ community, your job is to speak up. We make spaces safer […]

todayJuly 3, 2020 74

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Addiction in the LGBTQ+ Community

By Jernice KelleyWeb Content Contributor An addiction described as a heightened dependency on a substance, thing or activity. It is something that does not only affect one set group or person. Anyone can be dealing with these issues no matter what walk of life they are from. However, addiction does disproportionately affect the LGBTQ+ population at an alarming rate. The chances of those in the sexual minority to suffer from […]

todayJune 28, 2020 31

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Entertainment

Three Fictional Pride Icons

By Andrea MauWeb Content Contributor With June coming to an end, major events such as the second wave of COVID-19 and racial tensions are hot topics on our minds. However, we mustn’t forget that June is also the month of Pride and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community will further contribute to the civil rights movements prevalent today, which work against discrimination and brutality based on race or sexual preference. With that […]

todayJune 27, 2020 90

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Music

A Queer Black Playlist!

By Akosua AsareRap Director As we honor and celebrate black artists throughout Black History Month, let us not forget the queer ones. The barrier breakers and innovators. The fabulous, loud and proud. The creators of musical magic across the genre spectrum.  From Rap to Pop, Alternative, House, Jazz, New Orleans Bounce, Electronic and R&B. Here are 50 songs by queer black artists. A playlist for my kith and kin. Come into […]

todayFebruary 4, 2020 58

A picture of Emo’s stage. The lighting is purple, and the backdrop on the stage in a picture of Todrick Hall with red lips and sunglasses with the words “Haus Party” written above his head. There are two triangular fixtures on the stage.

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Todrick Hall at Emo’s

By Jessie BonnerMusic Journalist Todrick Hall is a performer of many talents. He was on season nine of American Idol, had his own show on MTV, and was a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race. He even performed on Broadway in Kinky Boots and Waitress and is popular on YouTube. He is also a proud, openly gay man and is a huge supporter of other queer artists. On top of all […]

todayDecember 17, 2019 20

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Lifestyle

HosTing Now: Methamphetamine Crisis in the Gay Community

By Caden Ziegler Web Content Contributor “HosTing now” is a common screen name when scrolling through gay apps, and it takes a little information about the colloquial terms used by the LGBT+ community to dissect its meaning. “Hosting” means that one is looking for a sexual partner and is willing to invite them over to their house. The capital T in any word (hosTing, goodTime, looking4T) has its own meaning […]

todayApril 25, 2019 670

Entertainment

It’s Time for Bisexual Representation

By Jenise Jackson Blog Content Contributor In recent years, we have seen an improvement in representation for gay and lesbian individuals in mainstream media. Countless television shows and movies have done a decent job at allowing gays and lesbians a chance at seeing themselves in characters. While this has been a great feat, I can’t help but notice that it is extremely rare for there to be an occurrence of […]

todayApril 10, 2018 261

Web Content

2017: The Deadliest Year for LGBTQ+… Again

By Conner Yarbrough Blog Content Contributor We just lived through the deadliest year for the American LGBTQ+ community in 20 years, and I wish that I could say that I’m surprised. According to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP), there were 52 reports of hate-related murders of LGBTQ+ individuals in 2017, an 86 percent increase in single incident reports from the previous year. Here are a few key stats […]

todayMarch 3, 2018 6

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