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Celebrating From Afar During a Socially Distanced Pride Month

Celebrating From Afar During a Socially Distanced Pride Month

June 5, 2020

Pride celebrations usually take place in massive crowds and huge parades in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community. This year, social...

Local High School Teachers Allegedly Forced to Resign Over Sexuality

Local High School Teachers Allegedly Forced to Resign Over Sexuality

February 27, 2020

The Archdiocese of Seattle has placed the president of Kennedy Catholic High School on leave following protests and public outcry over the resignation of two gay teachers. The two teachers had allegedly been forced to resign as a result of their ...

Symposium works to create celebration of underrepresented Latinx voices

Symposium works to create celebration of underrepresented Latinx voices

February 27, 2020

“There’s a real issue when people hear Gloria Anzaldúa, everybody quotes her but they don’t really know what her work is...

The Week in Review

The Week in Review

January 30, 2020

Downtown Seattle Shooting Kills 1, Injures 7 On Wednesday, Jan. 22, a shooting took place in downtown Seattle. One woman was kill...

Casey McQuiston reimagines (and saves) queer romance literature in her first novel, “Red, White, and Royal Blue.”

Short Bisexual Queen Writes the Happy Ending the Gays Deserve

November 20, 2019

In an effort to unlearn and unsubscribe from heteronormative narratives typically found in literature and media, I have tried...

What Does It Mean to Be Queer in a White Society?

What Does It Mean to Be Queer in a White Society?

November 20, 2019

The Seattle University Gender Justice Center’s (GJC) most recent dialogue confronts how queerness and whiteness are primarily...

Kim Petras claims she learned English from Britney Spears VCR recordings

This Much Is Clear: Kim Petras Rocks the Showbox

October 30, 2019

Without sounding like one of your grandparents who shakes their fist at the sky after remembering “the good old days,” it’s...

To Straight Folks at Pride: Be Deliberate About the Space You Hold

June 6, 2019

It’s ironic to see a person who called me a faggot in sixth grade celebrating the progress of LGBTQ+ rights, and it’s a strange...

COURTESY OF JILLIAN ANDREOTTOLA

Strength in Storytelling at the Monologues

May 29, 2019

“Can you all take two collective deep breaths with me before I begin?” Mika Montero said before she started her heart-wrenching...

No, Straight People, Gay Folks Are Not Trying to Convert You

May 23, 2019

Let me start off by saying this: I cannot believe that I am not only writing an editorial about beauty vloggers, but specifically...

Love and Information: A Student-Directed Show

May 15, 2019

Seattle University’s theatre department puts on a wide variety of unique shows during the course of the school year, but one...

Crosscut Festival Returns to Seattle U for Second Year

May 8, 2019

Attendees from across the country came together at Seattle University this past weekend for the fourth annual Crosscut Festival....

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