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Arturo Jacobo is no stranger to battling injustices within a heteronormative and racist society. His viewpoint on racism within the gay community and the homophobia that is present in mainstream culture forced him to stand up for everyone in the communities that he represents. I sat down wit…

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Lauren Moreno serves as the director of LGBT Student Services at LMU. They have been brave in coming out in the face of opposition, especially when it came to reconciling their faith with their sexuality. Moreno recently came out with their gender-neutral pronouns and stands with their stude…

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Anya Michele owns her queerness in a unique way. Growing up Catholic in New Orleans, the freshman psychology and women's and gender studies double major desires to make sense of her intersecting identities to help other young queer women who share the same experiences as her.

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Larry Daves strives to use his intersecting identities to educate others on racism and homophobia. As the Program Coordinator of Sorority & Fraternity life at LMU, he takes pride in helping his students learn more about issues outside their inner circles while showing to the world that G…

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Celine Alvarado is an empowered lesbian who has a deep understanding of her own queerness. The senior communication studies major who is the president of LMU’s Gender-Sexuality Alliance took time to tell me how she understands herself in relation to a heteronormative world. 

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Sapphire Sandalo is a Filipino-American LMU animation alumna who has found her calling exploring the Occult through animated miniseries, such as “School Spirit,” “Ghost Guide” and well-known web series “Something Scary.” Currently, she’s bringing her experience with web-based content back to…

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When I first heard the word LGBT as a child, I never once thought that there were more variants to the queer community than what was placed in that acronym. The binary was clear to me. I thought gay men marry men, lesbians marry women, bisexual people have the choice of both and trans men an…

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Hayden Tanabe, a senior business management major, is a well-recognized name across campus. From his freshman year as Del Rey South Residence Hall Association president, his sophomore and junior years as RHA president and his senior year as ASLMU student body president, Tanabe has held multi…

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Last weekend, “Cassius and Hamlet,” written by senior theatre arts major Melissa Green, was performed at the Del Rey Theatre. The play, which reframed some of Shakespeare’s most famous tragic characters into a modern perspective, was a shocking, seamless blend of old and new. The titular cha…

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This week, Assistant News Editor Kayan Tara sat down with Leah Sullivan a sophomore entrepreneurship major and studio arts minor who is organizing an Ethical Fashion Show.

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The struggles of being transgender are immense. There are an estimated 700,000 people who identify as transgender in the United States, according to the Williams Institution National Transgender Discrimination Survey. According to this survey, 41 percent of 6,450 trans people interviewed had…