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Chicago celebrates love at Pride Parade

Chicago celebrates love at Pride Parade

Danielle Harris

June 30, 2015

[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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Proud: LGBTQ history month at DePaul

Proud: LGBTQ history month at DePaul

Erin Yarnall

October 19, 2014

Autumn weather and Halloween are just two of the many reasons that October is a special month for many people. For members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) communities there is an additional reason. October is LGBTQ History Month, a month-long observance of LGBTQ...

The ‘Gay Voice’

The ‘Gay Voice’

Sam Schwindt

October 19, 2014

Do gay men talk differently? LGBTQ activist David Thorpe explored the supposed existence of the “gay voice” in his soon-to-be released documentary, “Do I Sound Gay?” Although some may find this topic offensive and argue that it supports stereotyping, the perception gay men have a uniquely “gay...

Queer Peers aim to help DePaul students

Queer Peers aim to help DePaul students

Kevin Quin

October 5, 2014

Arriving to a college campus for the first time can be an overwhelming experience for most freshmen. Adjusting to roommates, hectic class schedules, and getting involved in organizations on campus are only just a few challenges. For a gay, lesbian, or transgender student, the process of transitioning t...

DePaul’s LGBTQA Services begins ‘Queer Peer’ mentorship program next fall

Sanjana Karanth

February 9, 2014

DePaul University's LGBTQA Student Services is starting a new mentor program called Queer Peers that will begin Fall Quarter of 2014.Queer Peers is a new program where interested students will be paired up with a student mentor for the duration of one academic year. The mentor will meet with their men...

The forgotten ‘BT’ of LGBTQ rights

Max Kleiner

November 11, 2013

The amount of Snapchat selfies of boys in tank tops making the duck-face with the caption "marry me?" increased tenfold on Tuesday, Nov. 5. It's nice to know that Illinois, a state that hasn't voted Republican since 1988, finally caught on to the slow-growing trend of legalizing marriage for gay couples.Don't get me wr...

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