Austin Rose
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A Walk Through Queer History

   

Let’s Act! And Move Our Campus Forward

While going to UCLA may feel like a dream, it hasn’t been easy for all of us. Annual fees have risen from under $8,000 when I applied to over $12,000 this year. In just the past year, hate speech and…

Chinese Expressions of Queer Identities

“May God have mercy on this falling land!” proclaimed Chinese actress Lu Li Ping in 2011, “We have to prevent this from happening in China.” Ping was reacting to New York state’s passing of legislation that legalized same-sex marriage in…

Beyond Male & Female

“We need to move beyond male and female.” So argued my cisgender Sociology/Gender Studies professor in my Gender and Work course last week when we were discussing occupational segregation (the trend of men and women tending to work in different…

City Spotlight: LA Transgender Film Fest

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting the LA Gay & Lesbian Center for the first time to volunteer and see a series of short films that were part of the fourth annual LA Transgender Film Festival. The…

No Room For Three

You and me No room for three Don’t you love me? We’ve come so far I thought I was up to par Get out of the car I feared this call I thought we had it all My head against…

outwritenewsmag x LookBook Outlet Store Curve Loving Dress

outwritenewsmag x LookBook Outlet Store Curve Loving Dress Makes You the Center of Attention Modesty becomes you but you can still be flirtatious in a cute little swim dress that’s perfect for pool parties and beach wear. The double strap…

A Problem With Gossip

“Is he BI?” “Do you think she’s into girls?” “He has such a lisp—he must be gay.” We have reached a fascinating point in queer history in which peoples’ sexual orientations are often no longer hush-hush but rather the subject…

Spotlight on UCLA: The Williams Institute

Despite its compelling message, I feel that our queer generation has forgotten this message and instead succumbed to believing the stereotype that gay people are only in WeHo, San Francisco, and similar explicitly gay-friendly urban areas. The Williams Institute’s Census Snapshots of the United States and of each individual state reveal that there is much truth behind “we are everywhere” and that same-sex couples truly do reside in nearly every pocket of the country.

Movie Review: Lorax

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”