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Television show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” was cancelled by Fox and picked up by NBC less than a day later due to an explosion of support on social media. Taken from Google Images https://www.sbs.com.au/guide/article/2017/06/21/brooklyn-nine-ninehttps://www.sbs.com.au/guide/article/2017/06/21/brooklyn-nine-nine.

The Revival of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Anna Goellner, Staff Writer September 20, 2018

Fox cancelled the well-renowned comedy series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” in May 2018 after five seasons, and fans erupted in outrage. Twitter was flooded with anger and disappointment, distraught at the...

The art was used with the permission from a DeviantArt user who wished to stay anonymous. “There's a gender in your brain and a gender in your body. For 99 percent of people, those things are in alignment. For transgender people, they're mismatched. That's all it is. It's not complicated, it's not a neurosis. It's a mix-up. It's a birth defect, like a cleft palate.” ~Chaz Bono

I Am a Prince

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor May 19, 2017

Dress-up is so much fun; Little eyes glittering in the light. Dressing up like dolls, Zipping up our princess dresses And pulling on our fairy wings, Before finally putting on our crowns...

North Forsyth junior, Noah Smith, regards the LGBT community with respect and high praise, addressing the importance of acknowledging how the LGBT community sought reform. “I think that our history is us dying,” Noah says earnestly. “After a while, everyone said, ‘All right, fine,’ but there’s still the discrimination and hatred. I think history is important for every community.”

Kicking, Clawing, Fighting: A Brief History of the LGBT Community

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer November 2, 2016

“In the mid-nineteenth century, heterosexuality and homosexuality are created.” The words, coined by journalist Károly Mária Kertbeny, were written in chicken-scratch writing in a letter mailed...

The picture shows two signs advertising the GSA at North High. The one on the right reads “NFHS GSA MAKE DIFFERENT THE NEW NORMAL” which is to sum up a huge part of the club’s purpose, making LGBTQ+ students feel less estranged. Photo by Diana Rodgers.

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer October 5, 2016

In every school, there is a population of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, etc.) students. Many of these students feel unloved, unaccepted, or isolated by their peers. Often times,...

School organizations like the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) provide a much needed safe space and support group for LGBTQ students.

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

Raider Report May 10, 2016

After the Supreme Court’s historic decision to legalize gay marriage across the United States on June 26, 2015, many Americans believed that the fight for gay rights was over.  However, they could not...

Photo taken by Emma Franklin, a Kennesaw freshman, of the LGBT+ center at Kennesaw State University. The mission of the center is to provide a safe and supportive zone for people of all gender identities and sexualities.

Pride-Filled College Campuses in Georgia

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor September 2, 2015

Going to college in Georgia can be challenging considerably more so if one is a member of the LGBT+ society, but there are still some schools that are outwardly pride positive. For the most part, college...

Two students walk down the hallway with their fingers interlaced to show their pride for their sexuality along with who they are. It takes a lot of guts to be able to do something like this but I commend the people who are able to face the world even with all of the hate.

My Thoughts vs. Society’s

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer May 7, 2015

“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...

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Teen Sparks a Difference Across America

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer March 24, 2015

In this day and age the terms gender and sex mean two different things. One person can be born as a male, which is their sex, but choose to identify as something other than male, which is their gender/gender...

Rayne Crivelli’s room is a shrine of LGBTQ+ media, featuring movies, books, and music by gay artists from all walks of life.

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer December 9, 2014

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...

Friday Links: American Politics vs. Eastern European Politics

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor March 3, 2014

Ukraine The new government of Ukraine has placed an arrest warrant on ousted president Viktor Yanukovych for the mass murder of many innocent civilians. On Tuesday, Parliament voted to send the former...

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