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OPINION: Nobody wants Lauren Boebert’s crocodile tears

OPINION: Nobody wants Lauren Boebert’s crocodile tears

Billy Bernfeld, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

On Nov. 20, 2022, Anderson Lee Aldrich entered an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado. Opening fire with a long rifle, he slaughtered five people and injured 25 others in the process. Thanks to the heroic...

Two reports of homophobic profanity this weekend startled students and alarmed campus groups, raising new questions about intolerance at Tulane University after the school suspended the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity over an anti-gay slur last week.

More homophobic profanity reports alarm campus groups

Martha Sanchez, News Editor December 7, 2022

The Tulane University Police Department responded to two complaints of homophobic profanity last weekend, raising new questions about intolerance on campus after the university suspended a fraternity...

OPINION | Republicans threaten LGBTQ+ rights

OPINION | Republicans threaten LGBTQ+ rights

Billy Bernfeld, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

In recent years, far-right political extremism has amplified the effects of systemic racism, xenophobia and other forms of discrimination, posing many threats to the American people. Nowadays, the...

OPINION | Rights dont care about your feelings

OPINION | Rights don’t care about your feelings

Billy Bernfeld, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

The LGBTQ+ community has the right to the same freedoms and protections as their cisgender, heterosexual counterparts — but sadly, many conservatives want to dispute the legitimacy of that statement....

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....

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