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The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI hall on the occasion of the weekly general audience, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024.

Pope Francis grants blessings to same-sex couples, embracing a pastoral approach to controversial issues

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor January 21, 2024

Catholic clergy can now bless same-sex couples after Pope Francis’ Dec. 18 reversal of a 2021 Vatican policy that banned the practice. The Catholic Church still contends that marriage is exclusively...

The front of Nobody’s Darling, a women-centered queer bar in Andersonville.

Seeking comfort out of Boystown: Queer people are looking for new spaces due to exclusivity

Amber Stoutenborough, Managing Multimedia Editor August 10, 2022

“I was performing at a drag show in Boystown when a man tried to lick my face, which just crosses so many boundaries of basic consent,” Carol Aceves, a queer drag artist in Chicago under the name Whorechata,...

People walk in the Pittsburgh Pride Revolution March to celebrate Pride Month, Saturday, June 4, 2022, in downtown Pittsburgh.

Opinion: Coming out in college isn’t late in life

Amber Stoutenborough and Corey Schmidt June 5, 2022

Amber’s story: Everyone remembers the gay straight alliance club in high school. A collection of students already out and proud, and slightly a little too much into anime. As a 14-year-old, I watched...

OPINION: DePaul needs to make campus more inclusive for trans students

OPINION: DePaul needs to make campus more inclusive for trans students

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor May 23, 2021

Before coming out as nonbinary, I never considered using the bathroom as an obstacle. Now, it has become one of the most stressful parts of my life. While I am accustomed to using women’s restrooms at...

DePaul professor Jason Hill.

Jason Hill denies making transphobic statements despite student testimony

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

Philosophy professor Jason Hill has made numerous controversial statements during his time at DePaul, including Zionist sentiments in an op-ed published in The Federalist. This month allegations arose...

OPINION: Queer imposter syndrome is a toxic mindset

OPINION: Queer imposter syndrome is a toxic mindset

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor September 27, 2020

Am I queer enough? Trans enough? A “real” member of the LGBTQ+ community? If you are part of the LGBTQ+ community, these thoughts have probably crossed your mind at some point. This is queer impostor...

Serena Angelique Velázquez, de 32 años, y Layla Peláez, de 21 años, fueron encontradas muertas en un automóvil incendiado en Puerto Rico.

La violencia contra las personas transgénero continúa en la comunidad latina

Lissi Nuñez May 21, 2020

La violencia contra las personas transgénero en la comunidad latina continúa después del asesinato de Alexa.   Las mujeres trans dicen que corren el riesgo de sufrir violencia debido a problemas...

Dinner gala at DePaul highlights overlooked LGBTQ+ social justice advocates

Dinner gala at DePaul highlights overlooked LGBTQ+ social justice advocates

Riley Reed April 29, 2019

DePaul students and faculty gathered on April 24 for the Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Dinner Gala to commemorate two of the influential activists of the Stonewall riots. The two trans women helped...

Omani Cross after it was announced that she won the lip-sync and her first competition. MACKENZIE MURTAUGH / THE DEPAULIA

For Chicago queen, DePaul student, drag’s glitz and glam are added bonus to intimate impact

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor April 8, 2019

The dimly-lit Berlin Nightclub in Chicago was mostly empty on a Monday night before its recurring drag competition, Squad Goals, began. A few people gathered in, but the small room did not fill up until...

 International sex educator Coriama Couture leads a discussion about BDSM, Polyamory, Queerness, Blackness and more on Thursday at the LGBTQIA+ resource center. Mairead Kahn | The DePaulia

DePaul LGBTQIA+ Resource Center opens up discussion for sexual politics

Amanda Sallman April 8, 2019

It can be intimidating and overwhelming to address the topic of sexuality, especially in a society where sexuality is kept extremely under wraps. DePaul’s LGBTQIA Resource Center was formed last February...

Protestors outside The Dorchester hotel on Park Lane in London, demonstrating against the Brunei anti-gay laws, Saturday April 6, 2019. Protesters gather outside the hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, to decry Islamic laws in the Southeast Asian nation of Brunei that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death. (Sophie Hogan/PA via AP)

Dozens protest in London against Brunei’s anti-gay laws

Associated Press April 6, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of people protested in London on Saturday against new Islamic laws in Brunei that punish gay sex and adultery by stoning offenders to death, while the University of Oxford said it...

A stand of Bad Witch Club memorabilia at the goth prom fundraiser.

Femifest gears up for fifth anniversary

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor January 22, 2019

Nestled in a quaint, unassuming Ravenswood apartment, Zoey Wagner, Elma Husetovic and Archie Budzar work tirelessly in preparation for their latest celebration of queer and femme liberation in music and...

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