10 Oct 2017

The world lost an icon when Hugh Hefner died

On Sept. 27, the world lost Hugh Hefner, an icon who was dynamic in not only the sexual revolution, but also the civil rights movement and the fight for LGBT equality. Hefner, who died at age 91 in his Beverly Hills estate, was often portrayed in a negative light because

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31 Mar 2017

Why you should be true to yourself

With the current political climate, it is important to remind people that the Texas Senate approved Senate Bill 6, which would require transgender people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings and other publicly-owned facilities that match their “biological sex” and not their gender identity, according to texastribune.org. As

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31 Mar 2017

Transitioning problems for students

On Feb. 22, the Trump administration revoked federal guidelines put in place during the Obama administration, specifying that transgender students only have the right to use public bathrooms that match their identities, according to an article in the Washington Post. The Barack Obama administration had set guidelines for expanded transgender

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31 Mar 2017

Wesleyan becomes more inclusive

In spring 2016, Dr. Alison Simons, associate professor of sociology and Gay-Straight Alliance advisor, approached David Monge, coordinator of Student Life and Greek Life, about expanding the Gay-Straight Alliance’s ally training program into something bigger. A year later, Monge has provided the program with a permanent home in Student Affairs,

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20 Jan 2017

An Open Letter to President Trump

Dear President Trump,  Congratulations! You have defied all odds and been awarded one of the most prestigious positions an American can receive: president of our great country.  I’m writing this on the day of your inauguration, and I’m hoping and praying for a greater future. I’m a pro-choice feminist that

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