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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...

Donald and Mike meet ‘Will & Grace’

Donald and Mike meet ‘Will & Grace’

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 22, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society

During the late 1990’s and early 2000’s the NBC sitcom, Will & Grace, became famous for having two openly gay lead characters on the show. The show was about the lives of Will Truman, a gay lawyer, and Grace Adler, a straight interior decorator living together in New York City. Along with th...

Trump’s Muslim ban disguised as travel ban

Trump’s Muslim ban disguised as travel ban

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 8, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories

From 2012 to 2014, HBO’s The Newsroom exhibited the behind-the-scenes life of working for a television news show. During Season 2, the main plot was about the crew of the show getting a news story of massive proportions; the story was that United States soldiers dropped sarin gas on a village of inn...

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