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“Call Me By Your Name” and LGBTQ+ representation

“Call Me By Your Name” and LGBTQ+ representation

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Call Me By Your Name” was released earlier this January after months of anticipation from audiences.  The film is based on the acclaimed 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman, about a 17-year-old boy living in Italy who falls in love with an older male graduate student who has come to stay...

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ punishes state’s most vulnerable citizens

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ punishes state’s most vulnerable citizens

Danielle Harris

April 29, 2016


Filed under Opinions

At the 2015 National Religious Broadcasters Convention, Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee displayed his gross misunderstanding of civil rights ordinances meant to protect transgender men and women from discrimination and their importance in protecting some of society’s most vulnerable people. Read More »...

Proposed Illinois bill aims to keep transgender students out of their preferred gender bathrooms

Proposed Illinois bill aims to keep transgender students out of their preferred gender bathrooms

Shelley Mesch

April 3, 2016


Filed under Nation & World

Across the nation, states are pursuing legislation that many see as discriminatory toward transgender individuals. On March 23, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act into law that mandates people entering a gender-specified restroom or changing facility i...

Religious liberty questioned after same-sex marriage ruling

Religious liberty questioned after same-sex marriage ruling

Danielle Harris

July 6, 2015


Filed under Opinions

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage on June 26, prompting celebrations nationwide and temporarily hijacking practically everyone’s Facebook Newsfeed.   Read More »...

SCOTUS gay marriage ruling ushers in change

SCOTUS gay marriage ruling ushers in change

Shelley Mesch

July 1, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right across the United States. Justice Anthony Kennedy handed down the opinion of the court June 26, before many cities around the country held parades and celebrations for Pride Month. Read More »...

Chicago celebrates love at Pride Parade

Chicago celebrates love at Pride Parade

Danielle Harris

June 30, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

[slideshow_deploy id='12915'] Members and supporters of the LGBTQA community came out by the masses June 28 to celebrate all kinds of love at Chicago’s 46th annual Pride Parade. Rainbow flags, signs and tutus filled the crowds along the parade route, starting in Uptown and working its way southeast...

LIVE BLOG: Chicago Pride Parade

DePaulia Staff

June 28, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

Follow the 46th annual Pride Parade in Chicago with a live coverage from DePaulia contributors and staff. Read More »...

DePaul groups to march in Chicago’s Pride Parade

DePaul groups to march in Chicago’s Pride Parade

Brenden Moore

June 27, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

The DePaul community will be among the historic backdrop of marchers in Sunday's Pride Parade as the Supreme Court’s legalization of same sex marriage is celebrated with more than one million flocking the streets of East Lakeview. This is the second straight year that DePaul’s LBGTQ Student Services is organizing a contingent of DePaul students to march in the parade. J...

Media coverage of the trans community needs to change

Max Kleiner

April 19, 2015


Filed under Opinions

As a gay man, I have come to understand that my sexuality is really none of anyone else’s business. As a member of the media, I have come to understand that everyone’s business is my business, including sexuality. There is nothing on this earth that could have prepared me for this level of internal...

DePaul students’ LGBTQ blog Queer Daily a success

Zoe Krey

April 12, 2015


Filed under Campus News, News

With the recent controversy surrounding the state of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, for its ability to potentially allow businesses to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers, it is clear that the LGBTQ community is a force to be reckoned with. Read More »...

Religion and liberalism: mutually exclusive?

Religion and liberalism: mutually exclusive?

Kevin Gross

April 5, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

Furor in Indiana finally died down, as the states’ legislators just amended the stringent Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would’ve broadly protected private business owners’ right to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) customers. Read More »...

40 percent of homeless youth are LGBTQ—and we’re not doing enough about it

Sam Schwindt

March 17, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Parents have kicked their gay and transgender kids out of their homes due to lack of acceptance, intolerance, bigotry and hate on countless occasions. These kids are then forced to move from place to place; they couch surf, stay with different relatives, and sleep in their cars, on the train or on the...

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