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OPINION | J.K. Rowling releases new book, continues pattern of transphobia

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Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor

September 23, 2020

Renowned author J.K. Rowling, best known for her work on the “Harry Potter” series, has been releasing the “Cormoran Strike” detective series since April 2013, under pen name Robert Gailbraith. Recent controversy has come up, however, surrounding the newest installment in the series, “Troubled ...

TGNC Mutual Aid Fund offers relief to transgender community

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Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

April 15, 2020

In light of financial crisis brought on by the novel coronavirus, the Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Crisis Funding Circle Louisiana has created a mutual aid fund to give relief to their community. The TGNC fund was established on March 17 as the effects of COVID-19 began to take place within the ...

Transgender Day of Remembrance at Tulane

Ori Tsameret, Contributing Writer

November 28, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 15, several Tulane students joined together at the Lavin-Bernick Center quadrangle for the annual Tulane Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil. This event, which began seven years ago at Tulane, serves to commemorate the transgender victims of violence in the past year. The vigi...

USG calls on administration to reaffirm support for transgender Tulanians

USG calls on administration to reaffirm support for transgender Tulanians

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

Last night, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution which called on President Mike Fitts to reaffirm Tulane’s support for transgender members of the community. On Sunday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced its plans to more narrowly define gender as biologi...

Southern Decadence attendees reflect on history of resistance

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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...

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...