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Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

Adam Rippon Is a Marketable Gay

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Sports

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon has become a gay icon due to his outgoing personality, and I can't help but feel like he is being celebrated because he embodies the ideal way to be gay.

HIV Status Part of Entitled Privacy

HIV Status Part of Entitled Privacy

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion, Technology, University Life

Recently it has been revealed that the dating site Grindr has released users' HIV status, which is another extreme breach of privacy in our digital age.

For All the QT’s in Science

For All the QT’s in Science

By 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.

PDA Is a Straight Privilege

PDA Is a Straight Privilege

By 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.

Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

By 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.

‘Straight’ Explores a Modern Gay Identity

‘Straight’ Explores a Modern Gay Identity

By Grace Rogers, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"STRAIGHT" at the Acorn Theatre explores sexuality through a love triangle.

Celeb LGBT Allies Shouldn’t Be Awarded Just For Being Decent

Celeb LGBT Allies Shouldn’t Be Awarded Just For Being Decent

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As a community that struggles every day to encourage others to treat them with equal respect and illuminate role models for young people who wrestle with their sexual orientation, LGBT people need to understand what makes a good ally, and how to promote and reward those individuals.

Trans Awareness Week aims to create safe space on campus

Trans Awareness Week aims to create safe space on campus

By Kati Garrity, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Trans Awareness Week at NYU will be featuring discussions on university resources for trans and non-gender conforming students as well as conversations with local activists.

Reclaiming the Bar Orgy, Proclaiming our Pride

By David Bologna, Beauty and Style Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

A gay bar's back room becomes an important signifier in the homosexual narrative.

positive/negative: HIV/AIDS at NYU Fales Library

positive/negative: HIV/AIDS at NYU Fales Library

By Natalie Hansford, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Features

WSN talks to Brent Phillips, curator or the positive/negative: HIV/AIDS exhibit at the NYU Fales Library.