Tag Archive | "LGBT Issues"

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Stand In Unity: HCC’s Safe Space For the LGBT Community

Posted on 11 December 2016 by

It hasn’t been the best year for whichever letter people may fall under when it comes to the LGBT community. Sure, there’s been more exposure to those who tell similar stories in the media and in real life. But with the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, as well as the campaigns to have what little […] Continue Reading…

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Humans of Housatonic #7: “I Stand Up for Gay Rights a Trillion Percent”

Posted on 06 May 2015 by

“I stand up for gay rights a trillion percent. Gay rights and human rights are the same thing.” –Marlene Kinchen, Theatre Arts major, Vice-President of Unity Club More Humans of Housatonic here.  Learn about the Humans of Housatonic series here. 

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Torching the Flamer: LGBT Characters on TV

Posted on 02 May 2015 by

The limp-wristed lisping man and the hairy-legged, plaid-wearing woman have long been the stereotypes of gays and lesbians in films or television shows. Yet as teenagers and young adults are increasingly open with their homosexuality, are the on-screen portrayals still falling back on tired cliches? The US advocacy organization the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against […] Continue Reading…