All posts tagged in #LGBTQ

  • May 28, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    The CW’s second season of its newly acquired hit ‘Supergirl’ has gathered a new audience thanks to actresses Chyler Leigh and Floriana Lima. A louder, more passionate crowd – the LGBTQ+ community. “Sanvers,” the couple consisting of the show’s Maggie Sawyer and Alex Danvers, has provided queer primetime television viewers a realistic, healthy representation of themselves.

  • May 24, 2017By Cody Dulis

    This is the fifth installment in the Pride Poems series. This poem focuses on the color green and what it represents. This poem is about nature and the endless cycle and connectivity of life. From the depths of the earth Comes life, and holds death Cradling existence in dirt Held by an invisible force From

  • May 18, 2017By Catherine Horkay

    This poem is inspired by women-loving-women who conquer internal and external homophobia everyday, and to the ones who are hopelessly romantic yet still fighting for acceptance of who they are. This is for you. Edgar Allan Poe once wrote “But we loved with a love more than love” Well I loved her more than me I loved

  • May 17, 2017By Cody Dulis

    This is the fourth installment in the Pride Poems series. This poem is about yellow and what the color on the original pride flag represents. This poem is about sunlight. The bright rays kiss your skin As we lay out in the grass We care not of our sins Or of our social class Out

  • April 29, 2017By Jalen M. Brown

    On April 28, 2017, Dear White People began streaming on Netflix. This series, based off of the 2014 film with the same name, is about the blatant racism and microaggressions that black students at a predominately white institute are forced to face. This struggle comes to a boil when a group of white students host

  • April 23, 2017By River Flores

    Whether you want more or less of it, everyone knows that there’s a lack of LGBTQ+ representation in TV shows. If you turn on the TV there will most likely be a straight couple in whatever is being shown. However, there’s a very small chance you’ll find a queer couple and if you do, they

  • April 19, 2017By Caitlyn Roberts

    This month Pop legend Barry Manilow revealed his sexuality in an interview with People Magazine, coming out as gay at 73 years old. He also openly talked about his almost 40 year relationship with Garry Kief, whom he married in 2014. Fiercely private, Manilow has not really ever spoken about his relationship or his sexuality,

  • April 19, 2017By Cody Dulis

    This poem is the first in a series based off of the colors of the original pride flag. Each color of the flag represents something. The intended purpose of this series is to showcase what the original pride flag was and what each color stood for. When life goes in the direction Of showing one

  • April 9, 2017By Hallie Sebastian

    Are you an artist or photographer who is passionate by social justice? Is your work inspired by, but not limited to, feminism, LGBT+, society, race, culture, body positivity, or politics? If so, #MyAffinity is a great opportunity for you to get your work featured on the Affinity Instagram! My name is Hallie Sebastian, and I

  • March 29, 2017By Sarah Mcdarmont

    GLAAD, an organization that advocates for LGBTQ+ equality, recently announced that Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan will be honored at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards with the Stephen F. Kolzak award for “making a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance.” At only 21 years old, Sivan will become the youngest recipient of the award,