Author: Alejandra Rodriguez

The Safety of Restrooms

Restrooms are essential in our lives. Cisgender individuals, those who identify with their gender at birth, never have to worry about deciding which bathroom to use. But when it comes to transgender, genderqueer, or non-binary individuals, that decision is not always easy. And gender-neutral restrooms cannot be found everywhere. In the Huffington Post, James Nichols’ […]

World Spotlight: Nigeria

For the past years, the LGBT community has been striving to reach more and more of their rights, which include gay marriage (which they have accomplished in some states). More and more people are becoming accepting and understanding, but there are still places, countries, and states that aren’t on board. One of those places is […]

Eonists, Transvestities, Inverts and Hermaphrodites: The Perceptions Given by Media

Whether it is informing about new technology or health issues, the press is always educating the public and influencing their lives and life choices. During the 1930s to mid 1950s the transsexual and transgender community benefitted from the media coverage on “sex reversals,” “sex changes,” and “sexual metamorphoses.” “From the 1930s through the 1950s, certain […]

Pride

The night was full of color, music, energy, and most of all, pride. My first time going to L.A. Pride was quite a memorable experience. I didn’t know what to expect, but one thing I knew for sure was that I was going to make the best of it. I was nervous because I was […]

Love Who You Are

There are people who make it a very important part of their life to target homosexuals; they try to hide their own sexuality by condemning it on others. It is possible that the reason why they torment others is because they are not loved or believe they won’t be accepted for who they really are, […]