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Southern Decadence attendees reflect on history of resistance

southern decadence

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

September 12, 2017

The French Quarter was alive with bright colors, rainbow flags and glitter-clad bodies on Sunday afternoon, as thousands of community members and tourists alike marched down Royal Street in celebration of Southern Decadence, one of the most notable queer pride celebrations in the world. Southern Decadence is kno...

College athletics more inclusive to LGBTQ+ athletes

Megan Calvin, Staff Artist

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

September 7, 2017

The stress of a college student knows no bounds. The four-year introduction to adulthood can offer young adults a great deal of pressure. This pressure skyrockets for student athletes. For 69 student athletes in the 2017-18 academic year, there is another factor that could potentially add to the already existi...

Cantrell: “New Orleans… a city of two truths”

Mayoral candidate LaToya Cantrell hosted a Q&A for Tulane and Loyola students in the Josephine Louise Ballroom on Wednesday to address concerns related to policing, discrimination and LGBTQ+ issues.

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

August 31, 2017

Mayoral candidate and current New Orleans City Council member LaToya Cantrell held a Q&A for the Tulane and Loyola communities Wednesday about her political and personal history and hopes for the future of New Orleans. "Anyone can talk to her, and she'll seem like a really down-to-earth person and someo...

Newcomb-Tulane College Summer Experience offers opportunity for first-year students

Summer Experience welcomes first year students to explore campus.

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Kila Moore

August 23, 2017

With the Class of 2021 being the most diverse class in Tulane's history, the university is working on creating more inclusive programming for its students. This summer the Center for Academic Equity did just that by inviting 16 first-year students of varying marginalized identities to participate in the N...

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 ...

How ‘Steven Universe’ serves as metaphor for trans experience

How 'Steven Universe' serves as metaphor for trans experience

Megan Plotka, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017

"Steven Universe" is a children's cartoon which has revolutionized the social capacity of television series in our society. In each 11-minute episode, the show takes a lighthearted approach in examining complex topics from gender roles to race and so many others.  Unlike most television shows an...

Students navigate queer romance amid hostility

Students navigate queer romance amid hostility

Canela López, Intersections Editor

February 16, 2017

New Orleans is seen by many as a queer cultural hub, with award-winning bars and clubs like Oz New Orleans and the annual Southern Decadence festival. While the city may seem like a welcoming space, some members of the queer community feel these well-known spaces are extremely exclusive and cate...

Letter from Intersections Editor

Letter from Intersections Editor

Canela Lopéz, Intersections Editor

December 8, 2016

Words have power: the power to stop pipelines, to exert existence, to say lives matter. Media coverage also has power. This is the first thing we learn as student journalists. Crafting stories, communicating the truth and providing representation for all voices are why many of us enter this profession....