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National Coming Out Day as relevant as ever

National Coming Out Day as relevant as ever

Mel Acosta, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On its 30th anniversary, a consequential question began to arise in con- cern to National Coming Out Day: Is it really even relevant anymore? The answer is as simple as well, yes, obviously. Some believe that our society has softened on its bigotry towards the LGBTQ+ community and I suppo...

Invisible victims: The true story of Recy Taylor

Rachel Husted, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

After being brutally raped by six white men, Recy Taylor was expected to keep quiet, as many other black women had done before her. In 1944, when Taylor was raped, women of color were not equal to white men in many facets of the law and especially in societal standing, but even despite this, she r...

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