The Tulane Hullabaloo

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

TUPD amends its screening process, sensitivity training following recent incident

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 29, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 15, The Hullabaloo discovered that two of three new police officers hired by Tulane University Police Department had posted content to their personal social media pages that contradicted Tulane’s equity policies. One of the officers, Ethan Hutton, had several posts on his Facebo...

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. ...

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...

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...

Tulane Medical School’s controversial history of gay conversion therapy

Tulane Medical School's controversial history of gay conversion therapy

Emily Fornof, Intersections Editor

April 25, 2018

Content Warning: Please be advised that this article contains content related to sexual assault, homophobia and torture. "It's heartbreaking,"  History Professor Randy Sparks said. "As a gay person, it hits home for me. To imagine that this is the sort of thing being done to people like me not v...

Trump’s 2020 census proposals threaten to underrepresent LGBTQ+, minority groups

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

The U.S. census is administered every 10 years as a means of measuring the population of the country and the demographics of the people who live here. It has generally been apolitical, and politicians typically try to update it every few years to better represent the country as a whole and improve its...

Students of Color and LGBTQ+ students work to navigate their identities abroad

Studying abroad offers the different challenges for marginalized students.

Emily Fornof and Nile Pierre

April 11, 2018

Of all of the students studying abroad from the U.S. in the 2015-2016 school year, only 28.4 percent identified as students of color. Along with students of color who might feel ostracized or fear discrimination in foreign countries, LGBTQ+ students are confronted with not only how they will be represented...

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

March 12, 2018

"Art can change and connect the world," Darla K. Anderson, producer of the Pixar animated film Coco, said. "And this can only be done when we have a place for everyone and anyone who feels like an ‘other’ to be heard." The film industry is generally glorified for its glamour, visually-appealing...

‘Love, Simon’ provides LGBTQ+ representation on the silver screen

'Love, Simon' provides LGBTQ+ representation on the silver screen

Jordan Hall, Associate Views Editor

March 7, 2018

"Love, Simon" may seem like your average coming-of-age love story, but it is so much more. In one of the most progressive eras Hollywood has ever seen, "Love, Simon" is the sign of yet another change: the normalization of LGBTQ+ love stories on the big screen.   Within the past year, we have seen ...

@HullIntersections’ top tweets of the week

@HullIntersections' top tweets of the week

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

February 28, 2018

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Marginalized communities respond to sexual assault climate survey results

President Mike Fitts makes opening remarks at the town hall last Wednesday night.

Josh Axelrod, Sanjali De Silva, and Sophia Mariani

February 8, 2018

After five months of waiting and speculating, students gathered to hear the results of the Sexual Assault Climate Survey. The doors of Kendall Cram Lecture Room opened at 4:30 p.m. By 4:39 p.m. all 400 seats were taken. Beginning at 5 p.m. and going more than an hour over its scheduled end time, the town hall last We...