Students respond to LGBTQ+ incident at Chi Alpha karaoke event

On Feb. 22, campus ministry group Chi Alpha hosted a karaoke night in the River Crossing Campus Housing Community Building. The event was open to the public, and many students enjoyed a night of socializing and singing. However, issues arose when some students were prevented from singing the songs of their choice.

“Don’t say Gay”: Legislation on trans students passes Indiana House

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Last week, the Indiana House passed House Bill 1608, their version of Florida’s “Don’t say Gay”’ bill that censors LGBTQ+ students from conversations about being queer and also forcibly “outs” transgender students. The bill has not yet passed the Indiana Senate or been signed into law.

Celebrating three LGBTQ women who made history

Women’s History Month exists to recognize women and the contributions they’ve made in the world, and LGBTQ women are no exception to this. The LGBTQ community has a strong history that’s being built upon each day. Lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual and so much more are under the umbrella of LGBTQ history, and women have had prominent roles in pushing for the future. 

Speak Out Against Hate goes virtual

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Active Minds, the Queer Straight Alliance and the Honors Program all teamed up to host Speak Out Against Hate. This event comes to IU South Bend after recent attacks against Asian-Americans, a changing political system and the midst of the pandemic. Speak Out Against Hate typically partners with other organizations on

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Ebony Stewart slammed her way through hard topics during poetry event

By Connie Klimek Staff Writer Titan Productions hosted a spoken word poetry event showcasing the work of one of the top touring poets in the United States, Ebony Stewart.  Titan Productions described, “Stewart is an international touring poet and performance artist. Her work speaks to the Black experience, with emphasis on gender, sexuality, womanhood, and

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QSA revving back up this semester

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The Queer Straight Alliance is diving right into the semester after over a one-year hiatus. The club has held three start-up meetings over the past few weeks to spark student interest. The club held its first two brainstorming meetings on March 2 and March 7. “The Queer Straight Alliance (QSA)

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