Why do people insist on building their identity around bigotry?

If the man who once told me that feminism was pointless and shouldn’t exist can grasp this, it shocks me that nearly half of our representatives in the federal government fail to do the same.

| Senior Editor

S.A.R.A.H. hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Month panel

The Sexual Assault and Rape Anonymous Helpline at Washington University capped off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a panel centered on issues of interpersonal violence in marginalized communities, Oct. 30.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

King Princess’s ‘Cheap Queen’ brings bops to alternative pop

Mikaela Straus, better known by her stage name of King Princess, is a 20 year old, up-and-coming LGBTQIA* icon in the music industry. On Oct. 25, King Princess released her anticipated first album “Cheap Queen.”

Adrianna Linn | Contributing Writer

The impact of Pete Buttigieg recounting his coming out story

When asked about professional setbacks and resilience, Buttigieg described the struggle of balancing his sexual orientation with his political career. “I had to wonder whether just acknowledging who I was was going to be the ultimate, career-ending professional setback.”

Adrianna Linn | Contributing Writers

Staff Editorial: The PrideCenter Helpline offers a great way for WU students to serve the St. Louis community

The PrideCenter Helpline aims to support St. Louis’ LGBTQIA* community by providing emotional support, crisis intervention and referrals to other LGBTQIA* support resources.

Washington University student starts LGBTQIA* helpline

Washington University junior Luka Cai is establishing a helpline at PrideCenter to serve the LGBTQIA* community in St. Louis.

| Senior News Editor

More than one community: LGBTQIA* students find space(s) on campus

The ways that students explore their identities has led to the growth of a number of student groups, ranging from umbrella groups for all students across the LGBTQIA* spectrum to groups that provide space for specific identities within the community.

| Associate Editor

Michael Sam speaks on coming out, road to the NFL

Former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly LGBTQIA* athlete to be drafted in the NFL, spoke to students about his journey in College Hall Thursday.

| Staff Reporter

Author Janet Mock talks activism, gender oppression, identity in Graham Chapel

Author, editor and activist Janet Mock spoke about her experiences as a mixed-race transgender woman and her views on activism and intersectionality at the keynote address for Pride Alliance’s Trans* Awareness Week.

June Jennings | Contributing Reporter

Momentum builds with third consecutive Trans* Awareness Week

With celebrity headliner Laverne Cox slated to discuss her experiences as a transgender woman, the third annual Trans* Awareness Week, running from this past Monday to Saturday, promises to be bigger than ever.

Peter Jones | Contributing reporter

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