Opinion

Opinion: This Women’s History Month, honor all women

Opinion: This Women’s History Month, honor all women

Transpeople have been among the most beaten, brutalized and abandoned members of society for decades. Transwomen must face both transphobia and misogyny, existing in a world where transwomen often feel they must be feminine for their gender to be validated while...

Opinion: The tokenization of LGBTQ+ figures in rom-coms

Opinion: The tokenization of LGBTQ+ figures in rom-coms

For years, LGBTQ+ advocates and allies have called for popular streaming services such as Netflix to produce and carry more inclusive romantic comedies. Such advocates have called for films with characters that deviate from the typical character makeup seen in the...

Opinion: The struggles faced by queer Asian teenagers

Opinion: The struggles faced by queer Asian teenagers

The State of Michigan has recently passed a law banning the practice of gay conversion therapy for underage teens. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation announced that starting Sept. 11, gay conversion therapy cannot be administered to children under the age of 18....

Brunei laws target LGBT individuals

Brunei laws target LGBT individuals

Earlier this month, the Sultan of Brunei announced that his country would not enforce part of its newly implemented penal code which called for death by stoning to adulterers and LGBT people. This new law, which came into effect in April, came as a part of the...

Opinion: My brother is gay and that’s OK

Opinion: My brother is gay and that’s OK

Many people always told me how different my brother was from “regular” boys. Yes, he loved playing with my hair and enjoyed playing with my Barbie dolls much more than I did, but I never found it outrageously peculiar — to me, it was just my brother being himself. In...