In all the talk of the fearlessness of Harriet Tubman, the boldness of Rosa Parks, the inspiration that was Martin Luther King Jr. and the groundbreaking achievement of Barack Obama, the lives of black LGBT are often left out of the scope of black history. Bayard Rustin, the chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and advisor to Martin Luther King Jr., Angela Davis, Emil Wilbekin, Janet Mock are amongst the many others who deserve just as much recognition as the black trailblazers that don’t identify as LGBT.
Denise, a character played by writer, director and actor, Lena Waithe, on Netflix’s critically acclaimed show, Master’s of None, and Titus Andromedon, played by musical theater star, Tituss Burgess, in Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are just about as refreshing as an empty canteen in a hot, dry desert.
It was reported via the Washington post that people were mainly searching for arguments against same sex marriage up until 2008. Then in 2008, there began a decline in those against same sex marriage and an increase in those in favor of it.
We ask students if they think same-sex marriage will be legal in the state of Florida within five years.
Students have debated whether to eat more or less chicken on campus since Chick-fil-A’s CEO made a stance against gay marriage in 2012 with public comments and anti-gay endorsements.
Staff Writer Jennipher Schafer writes about the Equality ruling in Arizona.
Last Wednesday proved to be a major victory for the gay rights movement in the United States, when the Supreme Court had a 5-4 ruling to take out a section of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which denied federal benefits to same-sex couples.
Contributing writer Moises Fuertes suggests that ruling Section 3 of DOMA unconstitutional is no small victory for the gay community.
Yuras Karmanau/ AP Writer Police in Belarus are going after gays, raiding their clubs and locking up clubbers overnight, and summoning gay activists for questioning. One activist accuses police of…