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Insightful ‘Christodora’ Explores Gay Activism

Insightful ‘Christodora’ Explores Gay Activism

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

In a uniquely humanizing story of the residents of the classic New York building the Christodora, novelist Tim Murphy brings the faces of the AIDS crisis into sharp relief.

TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

TV is Getting Better for Everyone, Including Kids

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Kids shows these days are an incredible improvement from the days of high-octane meaningless television.

Q&A: T-Party and Trans Visibility on Campus

Q&A: T-Party and Trans Visibility on Campus

By Lexi Faunce and Diamond Naga Siu

October 12, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News

In the wake of LGBT History Month, WSN talked with two transgender students to better understand their experiences at NYU.

“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

“From This Day Forward” Remains Faithful in Personal Struggles

By 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.

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.

Out at NYU, in at Home

By Kate Brown, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Being born and raised on the East Coast of the United States, one of the most progressive parts of the world, you would think, of course I’m out to my parents, why wouldn’t I be? We’re not exactly in the hotbed of anti-LGBTQ violence. Microaggressions, however, can be an act of violence, and it’s one many members of t...

Connecting NYU and NYC Through LGBTQ History

By Diamond Naga Siu, News Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Proudly nestled on the sixth floor of Kimmel, the NYU LGBTQ Student Center has worked with students for half a century. It celebrates its 20th birthday this year, and the center’s efforts have won it multiple awards and national recognition. Queer Union, a separate entity within NYU, has an even longer...

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

By 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.

Looking Ahead: Ally Week

Looking Ahead: Ally Week

By The News Team, News Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

A preview of NYU Ally Week 2016, which will take place between April 11 and April 15th.

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and General Common Sense

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms and General Common Sense

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The umbrage that many take with gender-neutral restrooms is not one rooted in feasibility, cost, or safety, but in a specific bias against the LGBTQ community members who would benefit from this much needed change.

No-Sex Education Leaves Teens Uninformed, Unprepared

No-Sex Education Leaves Teens Uninformed, Unprepared

By Nishka Dhawan, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Too many students enter the real world with little to no knowledge of what sex is and are left unsure and anxious because all they know about sex is the number of diseases it causes. Schools need to familiarize students with consent and make them feel comfortable with their bodies, and moreover, what they can do with their bodies.

Clinton Beats Sanders on LGBTQ Rights

Clinton Beats Sanders on LGBTQ Rights

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Clinton’s progressive credentials on LGBT issues should not be dismissed based solely on her past stance on marriage equality.

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