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Microaggressions are painful to the marginalized communities around us

As a society, we must be conscious of our words and actions. With education comes the ability to place yourself in someone else’s shoes and the rationale to understand why words are harmful An innocent comment about your Asian friend always succeeding in math courses, a quick joke to your ...

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Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Kentucky taxpayers to pay more than $220,000 in legal fees because a county clerk refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015. U.S. District Judge David Bunning on Friday ordered the state to pay $222,695 in fees to the ...

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Tennessee judge rules gay couples have equal parental rights

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination, a judge ruled. Four married lesbian couples sued after the state passed a law that requires using the “natural and ordinary meaning” of words in state law. Gay ...

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Anna Freeze continues 15-year tradition at GSA’s annual Drag Show

It was about two hours from show time when Anna Freeze arrived at the Clement auditorium. The occasion was the annual Gay Straight Alliance Drag Show on Thursday, Oct. 13, which saw other performers arrive with suitcases full of outfits and a plethora of wigs. Freeze joined three other performers ...

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GSA brings awareness to LGBTQ media representation

The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) held a week-long Media Representation event during the week of Sept. 12, to bring attention to the portrayal of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community in the media, particularly in movies, television and comics. One particular issue addressed during the week was the “Bury ...

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