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My Thoughts vs. Society’s

My Thoughts vs. Society’s

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

“That’s so gay!” Just that simple phrase when used can be meant as a joke, but to anyone who is inherently “gay”, it is seen as malice. Since when did it become a bad thing to be gay? Let me share the actual definition of the word gay. Gay means to be light-hearted or carefree, and it was...

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

Filed under Books, Showcase

LGBTQ+ students often seek out media they can relate to through movies, television, music and books. It is human nature to look for a self-representation in the media they consume. Books and TV shows are popular for the long term connections young adults form through ongoing series and fan culture. Books Beauty Queens by Libba Bray...

GSA Unites in the Name of Equality for All

GSA Unites in the Name of Equality for All

Jackie Busche, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Filed under Features, Showcase

The Gay Straight Alliance is a club that was formed at the beginning of the2013-2014 school year by gay and straight students who wanted a place at North where they could be free from judgment and conflict. Those students came together and asked Mrs. Younghouse, a tenth and eleventh grade English teacher,...

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