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From left, Kol (Elias Anton) and Adam (Thom Green) share an intimate moment as they fall in love over the course of a fateful day.

Review: Queer coming-of-age tale blossoms with affection

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor March 1, 2023
Director Goran Stolevski’s queer coming-of-age romance “Of an Age" is truly a testament to the power of human connection and self-discovery.
Column: Stop forcing celebrities to come out

Column: Stop forcing celebrities to come out

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor December 6, 2022
Recent cases of celebrities like Kit Connor and Rebel Wilson being forced to come out are part of a problematic trend in Hollywood.
From left, Patrick (David Dawson), Marion (Emma Corrin) and Tom (Harry Styles) find themselves at the center of a story about forbidden love.

Review: Story of suppressed queer love disappoints

By Eleanor Kay, Managing Editor November 15, 2022
"My Policeman" spans the course of 40 years, with flourishing cinematography keeping the viewer's attention despite an underdeveloped storyline.
Deja View - Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

‘Deja View’ – “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” (2019)

November 9, 2022

Tune in to hear co-hosts Sydney Brumfield and Therese Kinirons talk about “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” (2019), a film that tells a terrific love story and breaks the trope of female objectification.

From left, Bobby (Billy Eichner) and Aaron (Luke Macfarlane) find a connection despite both of them having serious commitment issues.

Review: Gay rom-com brings all the laughs

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor October 9, 2022
Billy Eichner of "Billy on the Street" fame is the lead star in director Nicholas Stoller's latest comedy "Bros," one of the funniest films of 2022.
Deja View - Pride (2014)

‘Deja View’ – “Pride” (2014)

September 14, 2022

Co-hosts Sydney Brumfield and Therese Kinirons kick off their new series focusing on queer media by discussing “Pride” (2014). Tune in to hear about this touching narrative and incredible characters.

Q&A: Student conducts research on prominent playwrite

Q&A: Student conducts research on prominent playwrite

By Brontë Cook September 18, 2019
Senior acting major Erin Lockett spent the summer researching Lorraine Hansberry, the first black female author to have a play performed on Broadway.
Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart spoke about the struggle many LGBTQ people face reconciling their religious identities with their sexual identities, and that integrating them creates “wholeness.”

Reverend and LGBTQ activist gives talks on faith and identity

By Olivia Riggio March 28, 2019

An image of the Virgin Mary as an undocumented, Latina teenager may conjure up confusion — and even vehement rejection — from conservative religious followers. Recognizing and accepting LGBTQ identities...

Sex education and/or HIV education is legally mandated in 39 states and Washington, D.C., but only 11 states and Washington, D.C. require inclusive content with regard to sexual orientation.

Commentary: Being left out doesn’t make you queer

By Gillian Wenzel November 6, 2017
Queer people of all races, genders, abilities, classes and cultures have fought for their ability to survive and have built their own communities in order to thrive.
Sex education and/or HIV education is legally mandated in 39 states and Washington, D.C., but only 11 states and Washington, D.C. require inclusive content with regard to sexual orientation.

College to hold Rainbow Reception to honor LGBTQ students

By Brianna Ruback, Staff Writer March 29, 2017
At 7 p.m. on April 21, Ithaca College will hold its 15th Rainbow Reception in the Clarke, Klingenstein and McDonald lounges in the Campus Center.
The Handwerker gallery will screen Gen Silent, a documentary about the struggle members of the LGBTQ community face as they reach old age.

‘Gen Silent’ sparks LGBTQ discussion at the Handwerker Gallery

By Colette Piasecki-Masters, Staff Writer February 8, 2017
Discrimination against elderly members of the LGBTQ community may include shunning them, neglecting their care or attempting to convert them.
Amanda DenHartog/The Ithacan

Pieces of identity

By Nina Varilla, Staff Writer March 26, 2014
The Handwerker Gallery's latest exhibit, "Strange Bedfellows," explores themes of LGBT identity through artwork.
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