Target creates inclusive spaces

Target showed that it is on the side of progress once again. Last year Target desegregated the toy aisles, and this year it’s creating inclusive bathroom policies. Target’s recent blog post announced the changed the bathroom policy in its stores. ...

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My favorite feminist heroes are suddenly sexist

Dear Madeleine Albright and Gloria Steinem, you have lost your way. For the longest time, you were both icons of equality and feminism. But last week, you let down so many women who had clung to your every word as ...

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Kim Davis held in contempt: by the rest of the nation

On Thursday morning, Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis was held in contempt of court and jailed. Good. Why was she held in contempt of court? Because she has been refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the Supreme ...

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‘Religious freedom’ laws help justify discrimination

The country is in an uproar over what’s happening in Indiana and Arkansas. The Supreme Court of the United States is getting ready to hear a case on same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, legislators are waging a war on equal rights to ...

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Planet Fitness controversy illustrates the need to address a bigger issue

Recently there’s been an uproar about a gym that kicked a woman out who complained about a transgendered woman being allowed to use the women’s locker room – because she said that the person looked like a man. Transgendered issues ...

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Dorm divide prejudicial

Last week, The Collegian ran a story about the gender divide in the school’s dorms. When I read the story, I was shocked that this is still a thing. College is supposed to be preparing young people for the real ...

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Mormons come out in support of LGBT

A day I didn’t think would ever come in my lifetime arrived Tuesday. The Mormon church announced its support of the LGBT community on anti-discrimination legislation. “This appeal for a balanced approach between religious and gay rights does not represent ...

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Recognizing your sexual stereotyping

Most of us go about our daily lives living in a microcosm. We feel the way we feel and think the way we think. Most of our thoughts go unexpressed all the while making hundreds of assumptions about people without ...

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