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Gay persecution in Chechnya akin to Lavender scare, although much more dangerous

Gay persecution in Chechnya akin to Lavender scare, although much more dangerous

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
April 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

During the 1950s Junior Senator of Wisconsin, Joseph McCarthy, generated fear in the American minds because of the threats of communism. He led people to believe that anyone around them could be a Russian spy. Another part of this witch-hunt called the Red Scare, is the Lavender Scare. The Lavender...

Pride Alliance’s drag show to feature notable local, national names within drag community

Pride Alliance’s drag show to feature notable local, national names within drag community

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Recent Stories, Showcase

SUNY Buffalo State will host the annual Pride Alliance's drag show once again this week.  This showcase, however, will have a greater significance than past shows. Although Pride Alliance has put on drag shows in the past, this upcoming show may have not even happened if it had not been for the...

In 2014, Apple CEO’s sexuality won’t change a thing

Anthony Reyes, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
Filed under Columns, OPINION

It was a normal Thursday morning, I rolled out of bed, prepared myself for a day of classes and I was out the door. I get to my 10 a.m. class, sit down, pull out my iPhone and there is a notification waiting for me: “Apple CEO Tim Cook announces he is gay.” I was instantly confused. Twitter exploded wi...

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