Saturday, March 28, 2020
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Heteronormativity is harmful to everyone, not just LGBTQ+ people

Heteronormativity is a concept that is ingrained in society and people’s views; it’s incredibly damaging to people who do not conform to its standards,...

Everything you need to know about gender pronouns

Pronouns can be confusing for some people, but to many, they are a very important part of gender identity. Pronouns, or specifically “gender pronouns,”...

LGBTQ+ history needs to be included in school curriculums

Teaching LGBTQ+ history in schools is vital to increased acceptance and understanding of the community. October, which just passed, is LGBTQ+ history month; so,...

Gender-neutral washrooms benefit everyone

There are many misconceptions about gender-neutral washrooms, but what people don’t know is that they benefit everyone regardless of gender. Gender-neutral washrooms specifically help...

LGBTQ+ musicians and influencers provide a positive voice for the community

Openly LGBTQ+ musicians and influencers are important to people in the community, especially youth. A good example of this is Ellen DeGeneres. She came...

TV and movie writers need to stop killing off LGBTQ+ characters

The trend in media to kill off LGBQ+ characters is harmful to people in the community and needs to stop. The ‘Bury Your Gays’...

LGBTQ+ lessons should be included in school curriculums

The current curriculum in schools should include lessons about the LGBTQ+ community. This would cover information such as labels, rights, history, and homophobia/transphobia. Students...

A guide to coming out

Coming out can be difficult and terrifying, it isn’t as simple as it’s made out to be in the media. It’s shown that coming...

SOGI in the school curriculum will offer LGBTQ+ students representation

Staff meetings at Riverside Secondary have been discussing SOGI, and how to make Riverside more inclusive for LGBTQ+ students. SOGI stands for Sexual Orientation...

The LGBTQ+ community needs better representation in the media

The main portrayal of the LGBTQ+ community in the media is often white, cisgender, gay men. The LGBTQ+ community has a diverse group of...