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Illustration by Andrea Nebhut Repeat after me: I, Trinitonian Reader, will date women this Valentine’s Day. Upon being asked to write a piece about queer dating at Trinity, several ideas ran through my head. Do I create an expose piece in the style of the infamous ‘web’ from the L word, outing all of the strange love connections you never expected at Trinity? Do I complain about how many times straight people asked me what...

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Two local political activists were on campus Oct. 10 and 11 to speak as part of Trinity University PRIDE’s speaker series, “Taking PRIDE: Community Activists and Outreach.” Megan Smith, an entrepreneur, political consultant and Trinity alumna, gave the first lecture. She spoke about her experiences being openly gay in the workplace, as well as how she has used her management skills in collaboration with local progressive political campaigns and nonprofits. Emmett Shelling, president of the...

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Students enrolled in the Wellness Practicum course are teaming up with Wellness Services to put on a week of programming called Sexual Awareness Week, or just Sex Week, for the purpose of promoting safe sexual practices and creating a judgement-free discussion of topics traditionally seen as taboo. Sarah Van Alsten, senior neuroscience major enrolled in the practicum, explained the motivations behind the program. “The goal is to help answer any questions that the student body...

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The Harlem ballroom scene, voguing and New Orleans bounce music are hallmark traditions of LGBTQ+ history. They are also key thematic pieces in Rashaad Newsome’s body of work. Though not something you would typically encounter in an art history survey class, Newsome creates forceful commentary on systemic oppression. “KNOT,” the title of Newsome’s piece, is currently on display on the McNay Art Museum’s AT&T Lobby wall, and will be in San Antonio through January. With...