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Rainbow Connection: Bans protect youth from ‘conversion therapy

I am from a conservative religious family that thinks being LGBT means being broken.  When I came out as gay to my parents in my sophomore year of high school, they suggested we seek therapy to “fix” me.  I refused, and they didn’t push the issue or try…

Rainbow Connection: Marriage equality not end of road

Rainbow Connection: Marriage equality not end of road

The marriage equality movement has made incredible strides over the past few years.  In the summer of 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the part of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that prevented the federal government from recognizing even same-sex marriages sanctioned by a couple’s home…

Holidays bring LGBT body image to light

In just a few weeks, Eckerd students will be going home for winter break. For many, that will mean celebrating Christmas with family, bedazzled trees, expensive gifts, lights, magic and stuffing ourselves with copious amounts of food, all while listening to “Jingle Bell Rock” on repeat. But according…

Rainbow Connection: Catholic church moves towards LGBT acceptance

In October, the Catholic church almost made a monumental leap toward greater respect for its lesbian, gay, bisexual…

Looking back at LGBT persecution

Looking back at LGBT persecution

October is LGBT history month.  Let’s take a moment to remember that our history is filled with LGBT…

“Trans” forming Televison

The media’s portrayal of transgender people has always been a touchy subject among the trans community and people close to…

Grinding rights away

It is difficult to find a group more popularly associated with hook-up culture than the LGBT community. The…

Under the crescent moon

When justifying the 2022 FIFA World Cup awarded to Qatar, in spite of the nation’s questionable human rights…

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