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Queering sex education in school

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

April 27, 2019

You can tell people to not have sex but if both parties are consenting, sex is going to happen. But what do LGBTQ+ students do when they want to have safe sex and were only taught about heterosexual sex?    In the United States, only 24 states and the District of Columbia require sex education. Of the 24 states, only 12 ...

Disney Gives LGBTQ Kids Hope

Disney Gives LGBTQ Kids Hope

April 23, 2019

It was reported that Disney has a television adaptation of “Love, Simon” in the works, a popular young a...

LGBTQ Discrimination Legal in 29 States, Equality Act Could Change That

LGBTQ Discrimination Legal in 29 States, Equality Act Could Change That

March 28, 2019

There are 29 states in the United States where discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual and tran...

Gibson’s Silence on LWH Tells Us All We Need To Know

Charles Sipps

January 22, 2019

"His actions have made a major component of the NEIU student body feel unsafe and marginalized. It is the president’s duty to ensure the safety and well-being of all students at NEIU. She is failing in that charge."

NEIU Hosts LGBTQ+ History Month

NEIU Hosts LGBTQ+ History Month

October 23, 2018

Throughout the month of October several NEIU departments and clubs hosted events for LGBTQ+ Histo...

Festivals coming to Chicago

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

May 16, 2018

Summertime Chicago is right around the corner and that means festivals, parades and nice weather. The following is a short list of some to keep an eye out for: May 26 – Randolph Street Market Festival The summer-long market street festival begins on May 26 at 10 a.m. and will be located on Randolph Street and Ogden A...

A Day of Remembrance, 2016 deadliest year for LGBTQ community

A Day of Remembrance, 2016 deadliest year for LGBTQ community

November 28, 2017

Last year was the deadliest year on record for the LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities according to the Na...

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