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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...

Arizona behind times, needs to end sexual orientation discrimination

Dave DeLuca, Associate Sports Editor
March 5, 2014
Filed under OPINION, Recent Stories

I’m glaring a sarcastic grin at Arizona and whispering, “nice try,” for their silly attempt to pass the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The bill would have allowed private businesses to refuse to serve ANYONE because of religious beliefs. Read between the lines – it’s deliberately formed...

Michael Sam provides model for courage

Tony Callens, Reporter
February 18, 2014
Filed under SPORTS

University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam shocked the world last week when he publicly announced he was gay in interviews with ESPN and the New York Times. The redshirt senior and 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year is set to enter the NFL Draft and is a projected mid-round pick in May. If...

Russia’s LGBT laws harsh, but U.S. isn’t flawless

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

The Winter Olympics are finally here and in full swing, and that means it’s time to play an exciting round of “Our Country’s Just Better Than Yours At Everything!” This apparently includes being more inclusive toward the LGBT community. It’s not a secret by now that the Games this year ar...

In wake of Islan Nettles beating, transgender people still battle for equality

In wake of Islan Nettles beating, transgender people still battle for equality

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
September 13, 2013
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

When I was younger, the word “transgender” was not in my vocabulary. In its place were other words to describe those whose gender identity was at odds with their assigned sex -- ugly, disrespectful terms that denied trans folk any kind of respect or humanity. Because of that, I unfortunately grew...

Former student accused of beating transgender woman to death in NYC

Former student accused of beating transgender woman to death in NYC

Brandon Schlager, Executive Editor
September 4, 2013
Filed under Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

A former Buffalo State student faces possible murder charges for an August attack that left a transgender woman dead in New York City. Islan Nettles, 21, of Harlem, was brutally beaten on Aug. 16 while out with several other transgender women after a group of men she encountered on a Harlem street...

Pride Alliance parades for LGBT awareness, equality

Pride Alliance parades for LGBT awareness, equality

Caitlin Kupiec, Staff Writer
August 27, 2013
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Student Lifestyle

The only drag to be found on Elmwood Avenue in the beginning of June was in the form of queens, as Buffalonians lined the streets to celebrate Pride Week. Rainbow shirts, flags, bracelets and glitter filled the streets near the harbor, where the Buffalo Pride Parade took place on June 2. There was...

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