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The Hidden Irreverence of Emily Dickinson

The Hidden Irreverence of Emily Dickinson

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Wild Nights with Emily” uncovers the vivacious and queer life of Emily Dickinson and the poet's relationship with her brother's wife Susan Gibert.

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch grad and "Mudbound" writer/director Dee Rees became the first black woman to be nominated for best adapted screenplay at the Academy Awards.

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

Peter Hujar: A Lover and a Fighter

By Jemima McEvoy, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

The Morgan Library & Museum is currently hosting an exhibit on the works of Peter Hujar, an influential photographer whose art is largely associated with gay life in downtown New York City.

The LGBT Issue

The LGBT Issue

By Laura Shkouratoff, Creative Director

October 2, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized

A selection of LGBT voices weigh in on some of the issues within and surrounding their community.

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.

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Before the West Village was bougie, it was the kingdom of the queens.

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

Tisch Freshman Leads ‘Pronouns’

By 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.

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.

‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

‘Viva’ Brings New Life to the Queer Coming-of-Age Tale

By Angelica Chong, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Set in Cuba, "Viva" centers on Jesus, whose father does not approve of his desire to be a drag performer.

Discussion questions meaning of queer across borders

Discussion questions meaning of queer across borders

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


Filed under News

The NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and the Department of East Asian Studies co-hosted an event titled Queer Japan as part of the Globally Queer? series on Oct. 23. Social and cultural analysis professor Lisa Duggan, who started this series in the fall 2012 semester, said the pur...

Online journal raises awareness for social justice, LBGTQ issues

Online journal raises awareness for social justice, LBGTQ issues

September 21, 2012


Filed under Features

Profiles, essays and narratives dedicated to women’s and gay rights issues fill the pages of “A New Queer Agenda,” the latest issue of “The Scholar & Feminist Online.” The online journal, created by the Barnard Center for Research on Women, publishes three times a year and presents...