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The Suffolk Journal

Hope Will Never Be Silent, a mural honoring Harvey Milk in San Francisco.

Five essential LGBTQ+ documentaries you need to watch for Pride Month

Imani Hill, Graduate Contributor June 10, 2021

June is known to many as the start of the baseball season, wedding season, graduation season and other summer events. But to me, it’s only known for one great reason: pride month!   A great way to...

Suffolk reflects during LGBTQ+ History Month

Suffolk reflects during LGBTQ+ History Month

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer October 20, 2020

October is a month that is full of important dates when it comes to the history of the LGBTQ+ community. While Pride month is celebrated in June to recognize the Stonewall Riots of 1969, and those that...

Shown above are symbols of gender identity. While the list is extensive, it’s important to recognize every and all identities in today’s growing climate. Left to right: transgender, female, male, intersex, with a plus sign to recognize all other gender identities.

Importance of Inclusivity: QSU promotes diversity on campus

Felicity Otterbein February 21, 2018

Perhaps one of the more active and engaged groups on campus, the Queer Student Union (QSU) has set out to advocate for the well-being and inclusivity of students campus-wide. According to QSU President...

Courtesy of Facebook user Suffolk University Rainbow Alliance

Rainbow Alliance encourages safe expression with “Drageoke”

Halaina LeBlanc April 19, 2017

Suffolk University’s Rainbow Alliance has made strides in the LGBTQ+ community by opening up conversation to help educate those who may have misconceptions about drag culture. Last week, the group held...

Kyle Crozier / Journal Staff

Kink about it; working against oppression

Kyle Crozier April 19, 2017

To Ignacio Rivera, a prominent LGBTQ+ artist and activist, the dictionary describes a kink as, “a colloquial term used to describe unconventional sexual concepts and practices.” To Rivera, this definition...

Kelly stands behind transgender students rights, some critique motives

Kelly stands behind transgender students rights, some critique motives

Alexa Gagosz March 2, 2017

Acting President Marisa Kelly announced in a letter to the members of the Suffolk community in an email on Friday afternoon that she and the rest of the university will continue to support of the bathroom...

Courtesy of Gretjen Helene Photography

American Repertory Theater transcends image of trans-community

Kendra Huber February 1, 2017

Imagine the surprise when arriving to a stage filled with nothing but seven empty chairs. No backdrop, no color, just plain, black chairs on a brightly lit stage, creating a sense of raw intimacy. Paul...

Courtesy of Office of Diversity Services Facebook

Trans speaker advocates for more recognition

Geraldine Vittini, Journal Contributor November 18, 2015

“You are powerful,” said Bamby Salcedo, emphasizing what she believes every transgender person needs to hear. Those were the first words of Salcedo’s speech as part of Transgender Awareness Week...

By Flickr user Steven Depolo

Why voting should matter more

Patrick Holmes November 4, 2015

From legalization of marijuana in Ohio to LGBTQ equality in Texas, yesterday’s nationwide election day covered all the bases of controversial aspects for voters. Now that I am categorized as a legal...

Annual drag show entertains with sass

Annual drag show entertains with sass

November 4, 2015

One of the most recent performance events held by Rainbow Alliance was the annual Drag Show. This show, especially on its yearly basis, adds to the diversity at Suffolk. Already a very LGBTQ friendly...

Courtesy of Robby Johnson

Student shares on National Coming Out Day

October 14, 2015

By Jack Wheeler It is hard to ignore the voices of 200,000 people, especially when they're practically knocking on your front door. In 1987, nearly a quarter million people rallied outside the White House...

Kim Davis served as a Chief Deputy Clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky from 1991 to 2015. Courtesy Kim Davis, Rowan County Clerk’s Facebook.

Divorced Christian tries to define marriage

Patrick Holmes October 2, 2015

By Patrick Holmes   The media is a great way to spread news quickly. It is a great tool to make people notice things and form an opinion about them. But it is not a great way to give Kim...

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