The Tulane Hullabaloo

I’d like to think racism doesn’t exist, on bell hooks

I'd like to think racism doesn't exist, on bell hooks

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

February 5, 2020

*bell hooks as an author intentionally leaves her name lowercase  I see the photo of him on my Tulane ID card. The smile is ear-to-ear, wider than his mouth has ever been. In his eyes, I can see a blind gleeful optimism, a surging desire to throw himself into all things college. He is not even a f...

Just because you watch ‘Queer Eye’ doesn’t mean you’re not homophobic

Just because you watch ‘Queer Eye’ doesn’t mean you’re not homophobic

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

September 18, 2019

The moment I first saw Tan France on Netflix’s promotion for the reality show “Queer Eye” was the first moment I ever saw myself represented on television. Brown gay Muslim men seemed like an endangered species – we all knew that some of them existed, but few of us were ever lucky enough t...

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

Hannah May, Contributing Reporter

October 25, 2018

LGBT history month occurs annually during the month of October. The world of sports is still a largely conservative body in terms of sexuality and gender expression, which makes celebrating the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ athletes difficult during this month. Homophobia within men's sports in partic...