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Students react to high court


A recent poll found that more than 81 percent of millenials support same-sex marriage.

Queer TV characters grow into their own


USC’s decision to host a Visions and Voices panel Thursday on queer television just goes to show that more people today are discussing queer characters and their impact on television. Over the past 50 years, television has taken large strides to portray more LGBTQ characters. But though queer television is no longer a niche topic, […]

Gay marriage faces paradigm shift


This past week, the Obama administration made an unprecedented move in its filing of an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in which it encouraged the court to strike down Proposition 8. The 2008 passage of California’s now-infamous ballot initiative ensured that same-sex marriage would remain illegal under the provisions of California’s state […]

Defense nominee’s apology should be accepted by all


Chuck Hagel’s nomination for secretary of defense has drawn a lot of ire for many reasons, but one criticism that should be discarded is in regard to a past comment with clear anti-gay sentiments. His recent apology aside, continued focus on the comment not only detracts from serious debate of Hagel’s qualifications for the position […]