LGBT Rights

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Body Image and the LGBTQ Community

by JESSICA MAHMOUD Originally published on Queersmatter. A few hours ago, I was in Dunkin’ Donuts ordering a late night tea and I heard a fellow customer say, “I wish donuts were healthy for you,” to which someone replied, “I wish they were, too. I would eat them like all the time.” Something like that. We … Continue reading

Zoolander 2’s Anti-Trans Dilemma

by CHARLIE PURCELL Zoolander 2 debuted its first trailer amidst a wave of complaints and apathy. Why make a sequel to a fifteen-year-old comedy that people barely remember? Can’t Ben Stiller just make Tropic Thunder 2 instead? Doesn’t Kristen Wiig have something better to do with her time? These were, of course, the typical peanut gallery … Continue reading

The Fight for Equality is Far From Over

by JESSICA MAHMOUD Originally published on The Montclarion and Queersmatter. Same-sex marriage is just the start of equality for the LGBTQ community. Since the Supreme Court’s decision on Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage in the United States, it has become a commonly held belief that the LGBTQ community has finally gained equal rights. In … Continue reading

5 Words That May Offend the LGBTQ Community

by JESSICA MAHMOUD Originally published on queersmatter and Uloop. Sometimes things people say to others aren’t meant to be offensive, but really are. This is easy to do with communities you may not know much about, such as the LGBTQ community. But luckily, it is easy to avoid this mistake if you know what specific words … Continue reading

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