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Disney’s first openly gay character isn’t the step forward people think it is

Savannah Wahlgren April 9, 2020

Illustration by Andrea NebhutDisney recently announced its first openly gay character. A minor character in their new movie “Onward," a cop makes a reference to her girlfriend’s child in a...

College can be a safe haven for LGBTQ+ students

College can be a safe haven for LGBTQ+ students

Logan Crews March 26, 2020

Illustration by Kate Nuelle Coming out is like being reborn for a lot of LGBTQ people. And like being born the first time, none of us have any control over what life we are thrust into, what circumstances,...

Diary of a confused lesbian

Diary of a confused lesbian

Ruby Walker February 13, 2020

Illustration provided by Ruby WalkerIt was actually pretty easy for me to figure out that I like girls. I spent a lot of time in elementary school coming up with reasons to kiss my best friend Colette,...

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Fashion, in and out of the closet

Logan Crews September 11, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderA memory I talk about a lot is when I stuffed my long hair up into a DC snapback hat in third grade. When I looked in the mirror, I thought I looked stupid. However, it was also...

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New progressive Christian club practices Actively Loving and Listening

Logan Crews September 11, 2019

Photo by Oliver Chapin-EiserlohPizza boxes lay open under the cross in the Meditation Chapel on Sunday evening, and about 20 students passed around a bag of M&Ms. Talking about everything from Winnie...

Discovering the euphoric power of makeup

Discovering the euphoric power of makeup

Joshua Anaya September 10, 2019

Photo provided by Joshua AnayaOver the summer, I had an awakening. I was reborn into a new person after watching the first episode of HBO’s Euphoria. Along with the casting, the neon cinematography...

Dear Kayla: I'm in love with a straight woman

Dear Kayla: I’m in love with a straight woman

Kayla Padilla August 22, 2019

Illustrations by Ren Rader“I’m a queer female, but I’m in love with a straight woman. What should I do?” —Raspberry Oh Raspberry, where should I begin? I’m all too familiar...

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Students react to Chick-fil-A’s presence in Revolve

Kathleen Creedon April 4, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutChick-fil-A is the most lucrative option at Trinity's Revolve concept in Coates Student Center. However, some students disagree with the company's beliefs.Chick-fil-A is vocal...

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Give the gift of gay love this Valentine’s Day

Maddie Kennedy February 6, 2019

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut Repeat after me: I, Trinitonian Reader, will date women this Valentine’s Day. Upon being asked to write a piece about queer dating at Trinity, several ideas ran through...

Megan Smith, a Trinity alumna, spoke about her experiences as an openly gay woman in the workplace. Photo by Amani Canada

PRIDE hosts San Antonio activists

Kendra Derrig October 24, 2017

Two local political activists were on campus Oct. 10 and 11 to speak as part of Trinity University PRIDE's speaker series, "Taking PRIDE: Community Activists and Outreach." Megan Smith, an entrepreneur,...

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Students, Wellness Services gear up for second annual Sex Week

Kendra Derrig October 11, 2017

Students enrolled in the Wellness Practicum course are teaming up with Wellness Services to put on a week of programming called Sexual Awareness Week, or just Sex Week, for the purpose of promoting safe...

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Rashaad Newsome brings black and LGBTQ+ empowerment to San Antonio

Abigail Wharton August 22, 2017

The Harlem ballroom scene, voguing and New Orleans bounce music are hallmark traditions of LGBTQ+ history. They are also key thematic pieces in Rashaad Newsome's body of work. Though not something you...

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