Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Why we are gay: 6 Moments in cinema that made us go hmmm

Rachel Husband and Allison Cohen March 3, 2022

10 Things I Hate about You This bisexual 90's classic had my 13-year-old self confused and concerned for the ensuing 4 years before I came out. Something clicked in my gay little brain the very moment...

Illustration by Elie Flanagan

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...

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...

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...

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...

In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman

Josh Goodman May 3, 2012
LGBTQ students who are not out describe their experiences at Whitman. 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.
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