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Straight man has bombshell realization that ancient Greece was really gay

Straight man has bombshell realization that ancient Greece was really gay

Ann Karneus, Tomb Raider's Elderly Aunt

February 28, 2019

Earlier this week, reports surfaced detailing one straight man’s shocking revelation: men from Ancient Greece zealously partook in homoerotic activities. Zach Hunters — age 34, six years single, credit score average — made this discovery after he unknowingly stumbled across a History Channel™ spe...

The Spectrum Apparel

The Spectrum Apparel

Olivia Gilbert

October 5, 2016

Clothing communicates a lot about the individual who wears it: personal style, political affiliation, favorite bands, a preference for wool over fleece or stripes instead of dots. What if, in addition to this list, clothing could convey something more meaningful–such as recognition of the broad...

Is America Ready for a Gay Athlete?

Dylan Snyder

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 advance if I do so. In the United States today we are currently witnessing a new civil rights m...

Local high school students push back against bullying, spread awareness with GSA

Local high school students push back against bullying, spread awareness with GSA

Sarah Cornett

October 11, 2012

Walla Walla High School has over 25 active student-organized clubs, but until last year there was no Gay-Straight Alliance. Senior Gabe Gonzales and juniors Tegan Coleman and Rosa Tobin knew that their school lacked a unified safe space for GLBTQ-identified students. Last September, the three students came together to create the resourc...

In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman

Josh Goodman

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 know about: "I guess, to tell you, I'm gay," he says hesitantly. Garza's experience of being in the closet at Whitman may not be as atypical as it seems. While...

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