The Battle Between Texas and Transgender Children

Image Credit Jay Janner There is a national fight for the rights of LGBTQIA+ youth happening currently. Starting back in August 6th of 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott asked the Texas Department of Family and Protective Service to explicitly state…

‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill: What Does it Mean?

Florida lawmakers have been pushing House Bill 1557, dubbed the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, which just passed the House Judiciary Committee along party lines. The bill would ban discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools. The ‘Don’t Say…

Don All Your Gay Apparel! A Review of “Happiest Season”

Photo ©TriStar Pictures I like to pride myself in saying that many movies don’t make me cry when really a lot of movies make me cry. Seriously. A few weeks ago, I almost teared up watching “Ratatouille”. And “Happiest Season”,…

How do You Celebrate Pride During a Pandemic? The Social Justice and Equity Center Found a Way

Photo by Emily Perry Pride is a time where those in the LGBTQ+ community can come together and celebrate their love and who they are. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing and with many events canceled, those who wanted…

Need Some Extra Support? SOU Offers Support Groups for Students

Photo by Eli Khoronov Handling school while maintaining personal balance is a difficult task. Students are stressed more than ever due to the COVID-19 and the recent fires in the area. The stress and burden of everything can weigh you…