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Issues trans people face and how to avoid them

Kai Neve-Jones, Assistant Photo Editor May 10, 2021

I am transgender. I was born female and I am planning on transitioning to male both socially and physically. I use he/they pronouns and I identify as both FtM (female to male) and non-binary. I have a...

Pride and Acceptance: The Importance of Programs and Support for LGBTQ+  Youth

Pride and Acceptance: The Importance of Programs and Support for LGBTQ+ Youth

nakiab01 June 6, 2019

By Nakia Brown “I feel like people need to realize that those little things [homophobic phrases] lead to bigger things [mental health issues etc.],” said junior Emma Hilgart-Griff. Hilgart-Griff...

Transgender People Should Be Allowed to Use Their Bathroom of Choice

Transgender People Should Be Allowed to Use Their Bathroom of Choice

May 11, 2019

  By Logan Neeley and Maya Crawford It’s 10:45 am, and you’re not paying attention in class because all you can think about is how bad you need to use the bathroom. You raise your hand, and teacher...

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Drag Queens 'Living' in Kalamazoo

Anna Gunnerson June 2, 2018

Today, a drag race no longer refers to cars on a racetrack. Rather, men dressing up and acting as a woman for entertainment. Furthermore, with the help of social media and the TV show “RuPaul’s Drag...

The Difference Between Feminism and Radical Feminists

The Difference Between Feminism and Radical Feminists

Vanessa Rodriguez February 14, 2017

In the past, feminism was the gateway for middle and upper-class white women to achieve the right to vote, unlike white men who already had the right. This was known as the first wave of feminism, which...

Letter to the Editor - Nov. 9, 2016

Letter to the Editor – Nov. 9, 2016

November 10, 2016

Dear Knight Life Staff, On June 12, 2016, a man opened fire on the LGBT nightclub ‘Pulse’ in Orlando Florida. 49 people, predominantly Latin Americans, were killed that day while 53 were injured and...

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Senior Haroon Chaudry participates in Day of Silence. It was difficult for him as everyone was speaking around him.

Loy Norrix GSA Participated in Day of Silence

shakiragreen April 30, 2013

On April 19, 2103 the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community participated in the National Day of Silence. The nationwide day is a way for the students to raise awareness about teen suicide,...

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