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Coronavirus precautions should not come at expense of inclusivity

Coronavirus precautions should not come at expense of inclusivity

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

September 2, 2020

For several years, Paterson Residence Hall has served as the home for communal bathroom-style gender-affirmative housing on Tulane’s campus, as well as the Kaleidoscope Residential Learning Community. With testing for the coronavirus and the quarantine of infected students being relegated to Paterson, ho...

The failure of gay community building in college

gay men

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

May 1, 2020

For many closeted gay high school kids, college was the beaming light at the end of the tunnel. Confined to  small suburban hometowns and stifled by the ignorance of our young peers, we knew that there was a version of ourselves just waiting for a moment to be on its own. We could finally flour...

Tulane nightlife leaves behind queer women

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Lauren Lehmann, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2020

Lauren is the president of the Feminist Alliance of Students at Tulane and part of the LGBT community. Nightlife is a central pillar of Tulane student life, and how could it not be? Situated in a city known for round-the-clock partying and a rich mixture of cultures, Tulane attracts students who are exc...

Students feel restless with the progress of LGBTQ+ health at Tulane

LGBTQ+ health

Emilie Redmann, Contributing Reporter

January 30, 2020

Faculty and students filled the Diboll Gallery in the brand new Newcomb Institute on Tuesday, Jan. 28, for the first ever LGBTQ+ Health Town Hall. Representatives from different student organizations as well as health-related offices on campus were present for the event hosted by the Student Health an...

Sexual abuse resources are neglecting victims of the Internet Age


Wash Fields, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

The internet makes forming deep connections with people you’ve never met not only possible but also, for younger generations, expected. Online gaming, social media and online communities of niche interests allow for relationships that never would have been possible in a pre-internet age. These co...

Intersections’ events to look out for

Intersections' events to look out for

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

January 22, 2020

After the first few weeks of the spring semester, it can be hard to find events on Tulane’s campus or in the Greater New Orleans community to attend. Read more to learn about the various events going on to get involved more in social activism in our community, immerse yourself in New Orleans’ cult...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Pinkwashing’ misrepresents LGBTQ rights in Israel


Yael Pasumansky

October 16, 2019

Yael Pasumansky is a fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. Dear Editor, Following Shai DeLuca-Tamasi’s visit to Tulane this past month, three students wrote an article in the Hullabaloo discussing LGBTQ+ rights in Israel. In their article, the authors grossl...

OPINION: Pinkwashing Israeli politics at Tulane


Cliff Soloway, Wash Fields, and Harmonii Odinga

October 2, 2019

On Tuesday last week, Shai DeLuca-Tamasi visited Tulane to share his experiences as a gay man and former sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces. DeLuca-Tamasi spoke about coming out in the military and the acceptance he received from his unit.  He launched a defense of the Israeli gay rights movement ...

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...

Tulane students take part in ‘Roleplay’, a play discussing college life, sexual assault

Courtesy of Roleplay's Instagram, @roleplaytu

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

September 11, 2019

Over the past year, student actors and local theater group Goat in the Road Productions have worked together to create “Roleplay,” an original production dealing with the sexual culture on Tulane’s campus. In 2017 Tulane conducted the Climate Survey on Sexual Misconduct, revealing a shockin...

Take a peek into this “Special” show

Grace Yang, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

When it comes to producing content, Netflix has found a steady strategy: throw it at the wall, and see what sticks. On a monthly basis, the streaming service releases its self-produced shows and movies, some which are met with shocking success (“To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before,” anyone?) w...

Lana del Rey, unexpected gay icon

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Grace Yang, Contributing Writer

April 3, 2019

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Lana Del Rey is known for her edgy, entrancing alternative music. Her sound, though often categorized as indie, also fits comfortably into the mainstr...