Animosity Over Drag

John Carroll President Michael D. Johnson asks students to "respect his decision" about the recent cancellation of the annual drag show. Today, Johnson delivered a statement about why he banned any future drag shows on campus, but it really reads much like his previous statement with no real clear reason for the ban. His statement [...]

Drag Ban at John Carroll University

It is often that people, even in our own community, say that times are getting better for the LGBTQ community and that our need to keep fighting has reached an end. This administration, alone, has proven that to not be the case. We cannot stop fighting until we no longer have to hear things like [...]

End of the Summer Feel Good Songs

We find ourselves at the end of summer and I am left feeling like it was barely here. With Cleveland having more mild temperatures, it was easy to forget that we had been in the embrace of it. Now that September is knocking on the door, I am left dreading the winter to come. To [...]

Perceived Power of the Penis

Dick, cock, manhood, schlong, dong, phallus, member, heat seeking moisture missile, wee wee, boner, danger noodle, woody, cum gun, pocket rocket, family jewels, skin flute, and yogurt hose. Yes, there is a plethora of words for the male member, all of which bring to mind some school yard setting of boys and jokes. We are [...]

Where Will It End?

"If they come for me in the morning, they will come for you in the night."- Angela Davis These words by activist Angela Davis are more of a warning of the future to come. They speak of a time that when the government comes for one group's liberties and freedoms, that it will not stop [...]

The Silent Dead

Dana Martin, Jazzaline Ware, Ashanti Carmon, Claire Legato, Muhlaysia Booker, Michelle Washington, Paris Cameron, Chynal Lindsey, Chanel Scurlock, Zoe Spears, Brooklyn Lindsey, Denali Berries Stuckey, Kiki Fantroy, Jordan Cofer, Pebbles LaDime "Dime" Doe, and Tracy Single. Sixteen trans gender people have been killed this year and we are only in August. That is two people [...]

Trump, What Is He Good For?

I will start this off with a little disclaimer, if you are a Trump supporter then this article will not cater to your tastes. As most of my readers have deduced, I am a gay cis male how has a strong affinity for LGBTQ history and making sure that it continues to be shared as [...]