Tag: LGBTQ

VISITING FILMMAKERS

A conversation with filmmaker Elegance Bratton and producer Effie Brown BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER The Mason Center for the Art’s Visiting Filmmakers Series hosted a Q&A session on Thursday, Oct. 8, with filmmaker Elegance Bratton and “Dear White People”…

The Bookshelf

How We Fight For Our Lives: A Memoir by Saeed Jones  BY: KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER “How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir” is a gripping reflection of the life of Saeed Jones, an LGBTQ+ author as well as…

BI-BI-BI Karaoke Night

Shining a light on bisexuals in the LGBTQ+ Community  BY CAYLA CADE, STAFF WRITER Pride Alliance hosted a karaoke event dedicated to bisexuality in SUB 1 on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This event was hosted by Pride Alliance’s president Elijah Nichols….

Author Scott. W Stern Visits Mason

“The Trials” looks at the effects of the American Plan BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Author Scott W. Stern visited Mason for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month on Wednesday, April 3 to discuss his recently released book, “The Trials of…

Immigration And LGBTQ+ Collide On Policy

Associate Professor, Rachel Lewis, tackles immigration in her latest book BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY CHIEF When Rachel Lewis began her dissertation studies, it was not in studies about lesbian cinema or transnational feminism and human rights —it was in musicology, the study…

Queer and Christian: The Truth

BY ELIJAH NICHOLS, STAFF WRITER It is not often that I write of my queer identity in such a formal setting, and it is not at all that I write of the intersections of my identity of being both queer…

Professor Makes Career In Assisting LGBTQ+ Community

How research in psychology is helping Lauren Cattaneo effect change BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF For Lauren Cattaneo, the field of psychology is one where real change for real problems can occur. “My interest in psychology, more broadly, has always been…

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Ban In Military

Mason responds to Trump’s transgender military ban BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY CHIEF A proposed transgender military ban has been kept from becoming active policy by court action since July 2017, when President Trump tweeted about how he wished to reverse progressive…

Non Cisgender Rights Gone?

Trump administration might change definition of gender; Mason community responds BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF For people who are transgender or gender nonconforming, gender is a complex construct. However, the Trump administration is considering narrowing the definition of gender considerably according…

Resources for Mason’s LGBTQ+ Community

Learn more about Mason’s Safe Zone and other resources available to students BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER Actress and trans rights activist Laverne Cox once said, “I’ve never been interested in being invisible and erased.” However, incidents of invisibility, erasure…