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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...

LGBTQ+ student sexual misconduct report identifies disparities in queer experience

climate survey

Deeya Patel, News Editor

September 12, 2019

“In particular with LGBTQ+ students, 33% reported being a victim of an attempted rape, and 31% reported being raped by a sexually violent perpatrator. I think it’s important to understand that’s pretty significant,” Dan Tillapaugh said.  Tillapaugh conducts research on intersectional issues and social...

Students should support local trans organizing, Real Name Campaign

Organizers petition for New Orleans to make name changes more accessible for transgender city residents.

Dylan Borne, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Dylan Borne (she/they) is a member of Freedom Road Socialist Organization and an organizer with the Real Name Campaign. Transgender activists in the city are pushing forward a new grassroots struggle for LGBT+ rights: the Real Name Campaign. It is a fight for accessible name and gender marker changes in New Orleans and Louisiana. Our petition includes demands to waive the...

Intersections’ top tweets of Winter Break

Intersections' top tweets of Winter Break

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

January 16, 2019

Welcome back Tulanians. Let's kick off the first school week of 2019 by looking back at our endlessly-scrolling Twitter feeds filled with family Vines, "merry Chrysler" tweets, and conspiracy theories after having watched "Bandersnatch." Here are Intersections' favorite tweets from winter br...

Lisa Currie becomes Interim Associate Director for The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Lisa Currie becomes Interim Associate Director for The Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity

Michael Naish, Associate News Editor

November 8, 2018

Lisa Currie, the new interim associate director for the Office of Gender and Sexual Diversity, says between adjusting to life in a new city and planning forward-thinking initiatives for OGSD, she’s been kept on her toes. In spite of that, she’s already begun decorating her new office. ...

Netflix Queue: Lady Love

Netflix Queue: Lady Love

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

September 24, 2018

The romance genre has a long, long history, but only recently have we seen same-sex coupling normalized in the media. From bachelorette parties to summer flings, here are our favorite lesbian films released over the last two years. “The Feels” Written and directed by Jenée Lamarque It’s the bachelorett...

@HullIntersections’ top tweets of the week

@HullIntersections' top tweets of the week

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

February 9, 2018

This a short compilation of some of #woke Twitter's best tweets that you might have missed. Check back weekly and follow Intersections at @IntersectionsTU for the top tweets of the week and live tweets of events on and off campus. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='//embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); ...

Queer students face challenges with sexual assault dialogue

Queer students face challenges with sexual assault dialogue

Canela López and Amelia Hess

April 20, 2017

Queer college students are two times more likely to be sexually assaulted before graduating than their straight-identified classmates. According to a survey conducted by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 42 percent of college students who identify as LGBTQ+ or queer report being ...

LGBTQQIA* community needs sober spaces

Gay day at Audubon Zoo provides sober fun for LGBTQQIA* community.

Sarah Simon, Views Editor

August 31, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Southern Decadence, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride event filled with booze, parades and carnival competitions, begins Sept. 1. During this event, the LGBTQQIA* community must ask itself wh...

Tulane celebrates LGBT community during Pride Month

Students gather Monday to celebrate the kickoff of Pride Month on the Lavin-Bernick Center quad. Students came together to write messages of encouragement on a banner for the festivities. 

Taylor DeMulling, Associate Arcade Editor

October 7, 2015

Pride Month is more than pinning cleverly personalized patches onto a rainbow community flag. It's more than comedians, singers and speakers coming to share their experiences in hopes of rallying, resonating with or relating to the audience. No single event or tour or table set out on the quad can really capt...

Bourbon Street Beauty dazzles in drag

Cadence Neenan, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2015

Every Sunday, in a dressing room above the Bourbon Pub and Parade, illusion meets art.John Tiley starts with foundation, follows with contouring and highlighting, and considers eyelashes a key and a must. More makeup, a wig (preferably blonde), hip pads, a waist cincher, breast padding, heels and a f...