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Christopherson: Star Wars Doesn’t Deserve Any Credit for Queer Representation

Christopherson: Star Wars Doesn’t Deserve Any Credit for Queer Representation

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

January 15, 2020

  If you live in America and have friends, it’s safe to bet that you saw "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" over winter break, regardless of whether you’re a fan of the franchise. Frankly, it was hard to avoid. I got roped into spending a whole $13 to see it in 3D (the regular showing was...

Queer Conversations: Going Home

Queer Conversations: Going Home

By Natalie Colby, News Writer

November 28, 2019

  With the holidays just around the corner, many students are booking flights and making plans for their journey home. However, for students of the LGBTQ+ community, the decision to go home is much more complicated. In preparation for this time of year, the LGBT Resource Center put on a Quee...

Reese: Solving Gay Loneliness by Finding Community

Reese: Solving Gay Loneliness by Finding Community

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer

October 20, 2019

Much of this article is based around Michael Hobbes’s article “The Epidemic of Gay Loneliness,” and I believe it is important to disclose that Michael Hobbes and myself are both speaking from the perspective of gay, white, cisgender men who come from supportive homes. Our experiences of growing...

Alexandra Barbier Sets Out to Queer the Art of Performance

Alexandra Barbier Sets Out to Queer the Art of Performance

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

October 3, 2019

  The University of Utah's modern dance program has limited slots for graduate students who are looking to work hard to hopefully become professionals, gain more experience and be challenged in their art. Alexandra Barbier is currently in her third and final year in the modern graduate program and in the...

Reese: The U Should Adopt More Resources For Queer Students

Reese: The U Should Adopt More Resources For Queer Students

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer

October 2, 2019

A survey in 2015 ranked Salt Lake City is as the seventh-gayest city in the United States. Around 4.7% of Salt Lake City residents identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community. Utah is the youngest state in average population age, and a separate study found that 29% of Millennials identify with the LGBTQ+ community and 34% of Generation Z identify as LGB...

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

Petersen: The Conversion Therapy Debate Exposed Utah’s Troubled Relationship with LGBTQ People

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

  When HB399, a bill banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors, was proposed in the 2019 Utah State Legislative Session, there was reason to be hopeful. In its original form, the bill won support from several key groups involved in the fight for equality, including the Human Rights Campaign,...

Barber: Am I Queer Enough?

Barber: Am I Queer Enough?

By Shaelyn Barber

October 1, 2017

It hit me around tenth grade while I was reminiscing about my junior high school days and suddenly realized that the girl I used to stare at during choir class had been a little more interesting to me than just a distraction: she had been a crush. I would sit there and pay way more attention to the w...

LGBT Resource Center Spreads Holiday Cheer to Inmates

LGBT Resource Center Spreads Holiday Cheer to Inmates

November 19, 2014

  This holiday season, the LGBT Resource Center hopes to lift the spirits of incarcerated members of the LGBTQ community by writing them cards. Participants of the holiday card drive and bake sale, held in the Union on Wednesday, hoped to write 150 cards to send out to jail and prison facilities in Utah...

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