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“GenderQueer: A Story from a Different Closet” explores the complexity of gender

February 27, 2020

When author and lecturer Allan D. Hunter set out to write out a personal history to better understand ideas about identity, the author realized that the story did not have to remain private. Hunter realized...

Is America Ready for a Gay Athlete?

April 7, 2013

Note: Before I even begin this piece I would like to acknowledge the fact that this may be seen as a point of contention. I would like to say that I in no way mean any offense to anyone and apologize in...

In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman

May 3, 2012

Junior Marcos Garza* is in many ways a typical Whitman student:  he's studious, a member of a fraternity and active in campus clubs. Yet there's a part of him that only a small number of his friends...

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