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Can Big Corporations Be More Socially Responsible?

Can Big Corporations Be More Socially Responsible?

Han Wang, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

In a world where capitalism dominates developed cultures while social awareness has risen to new heights, what does it take for companies to catch up with cultural standards?

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For All the QT’s in Science

For All the QT’s in Science

Han Wang, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under FEATURES

oSTEM is an international organization that supports the Queer and Trans community in the STEM fields and works to create safe spaces on campus for these students.

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Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The Strand Bookstore's recent panel on LGBTQ representation in comics was not only riveting, but sorely needed in an industry that continues to prioritize white, straight, cisgender men over practically any other sort of heroes.

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No More LGBT Character Tragedies

No More LGBT Character Tragedies

Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The media as a whole should be held accountable for enforcing stereotypical representation and must instead be pressured into inciting more fleshed out, accurate LGBTQ portrayals.

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March into Feminist Fashion

March into Feminist Fashion

Pamela Jew, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Beauty & Style, FEATURES

Feeling inspired by the signs and chants from the recent Women’s March? There are plenty of fashionable ways to show your feminist pride.

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James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

Tye Musante, Contributing Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Considering his own history of questioned sexuality, James Franco's casting as famed LGBT-turned-Christian Michael Glatze was perfect.

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Politics Belong In Sports

Politics Belong In Sports

Sierra Jackson, Co-Managing Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

Sports are growing incredibly political, and the intersection between many major sports league and hot button issues is coming to to the forefront.

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Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

NYU Tisch freshman Sol Patches took the time to speak with WSN about his role in the new short film "Pronouns," which follows the life of a black transgender person and gives a dynamic portrait of the trans experience.

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“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Contributing Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film

Sharon Shattuck's newest autobiographical documentary gives a lens to the group affected most by transgender transitions besides the people who are transitioning - their families.

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PDA Is a Straight Privilege

PDA Is a Straight Privilege

Connor Borden, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Although New York has a thriving LGBTQ+ community, it is unfortunately still uncommon to see queer and nonconforming folks displaying their love for one another in public.

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Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

WSN Editorial Board
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

The onus is on everyone — not just business leaders — to ensure that no space feels like it is off limits for people who identify as LGBTQ.

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Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The F*ck!ng Good [email protected] Festival presents a reading "Draw the Circle," Mushuq Mushtaq Deen's latest play documenting his transition from female to male through dialogue of the people in his life who witnessed his experience.

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