The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Censorship of pornography harms marginalized communities

OPINION | Censorship of pornography harms marginalized communities

Laura Malagrino, Associate Arcade Editor November 17, 2021

The pornography industry is absolutely massive, raking in around $97 billion in revenue globally. Compare that to the movie industry, which made around $41.7 billion on the same scale. Such magnitude...

Too often, Bi men are grouped as either gay or straight, their Bi identity being erased.

‘Bisexual men do exist’

Jeremy Evans, Contributing Columnist November 17, 2021

As a freshman at Tulane University, during a discussion on sexuality with a group of peers, I stated that I was 85% to 90% straight. In retrospect, it seems ridiculous to quantify my sexuality with...

Why are queer Tulanians experiencing discrimination if Tulane is attempting to address homophobia on campus?

OPINION| Addressing Tulane’s institutionalized homophobia

Julia Hanissee, Contributing Columnist November 10, 2021

Using gay as an insult. Sexualizing queer identities. Begging for a “gay best friend.” These are examples of what is known as casual homophobia, which is defined as “slurs that aren't always...

Queer authors to read now

Queer authors to read now

Holly Haney, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

Akwaeke Emezi Akwaeke Emezi is a nonbinary Nigerian author best known for their debut novel “Freshwater,” as well as “Pet,” “The Death of Vivek Oji,” “Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit...

Letter from the Board: Honoring the New Orleans LGBTQ+ community

Letter from the Board: Honoring the New Orleans LGBTQ+ community

The Tulane Hullabaloo Board October 13, 2021

In 1994, a Missouri high school teacher named Rodney Wilson advocated for the creation of a month dedicated to teaching and celebrating gay and lesbian history. Nearly 30 years later, LGBT History Month...

Education on consent promotes self advocacy and body awareness.

OPINION | Lack of consent education perpetuates sexual violence

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

From a young age, children are conditioned to accept affection, whether or not they are comfortable. This translates into them lacking a perception of boundaries when it comes to theirs and others’...

Professor R. Tremmel

Red Tremmel trailblazes in gender, sexuality studies

Hannah Mayer, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

Tulane University’s Department of Gender and Sexuality studies is a rather new and interdisciplinary program that allows students to “investigate gender and sexuality as social, cultural, and political...

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In Earshot: Essentials by queer artists

Grace Pearson-Thompson, Arcade Editor October 13, 2021

On the lookout for queer musicians to add to your playlists? In celebration of National Coming Out Day observed on Oct. 11, here’s a quick list of bangers from LGBTQ+ artists you may have yet to discover....

Pride month should be a time of celebration and activism for the LGBTQ+ community, but corporations have prioritized profit over community.

Rainbow capitalism commodifies pride

Julia Hanisee, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

Every year, Pride Month, which is celebrated in June, rolls by drenched in rainbow themed products and services disguised as LGBTQ+ allyship and support. Corporations use the month of June as a business...

Despite New Orleans’ conservative roots, the city’s LGBTQ+ community has made great strides against prejudice.

Inside Louisiana’s rainbow city

Kaitlin Lowe, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

People may assume it is smooth sailing for LGBTQ+ individuals in New Orleans as it is such a “liberal” city. Looking below the surface of the Crescent City, Louisiana has a long history of prejudice...

Grrlspot showcases queer talent, from DJ’s to burlesque dancers and girl-on-girl acrobats.

Grrlspot celebrates queer womxn in New Orleans

Maiya Tate, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2021

In a world where queer womxn spaces are constantly coming in and out of existence, Jenna Jordan creates a new space in a new venue every month in New Orleans. The purpose of this space is simple —...

Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day: The exclusivity of Cupid’s club

Maggie Rowland and Noah LeJeune February 10, 2021

As New Years’ celebrations come to an end, reservations at restaurants across the world begin being made for Feb. 14, otherwise known as Valentine’s Day. This holiday is typically defined by the...

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