Articles tagged: LGBTQ


Features

Hoya Sex-a: The Voice’s 2022 sex survey

As the first brisk wave of winter air blows across campus, the Voice wants to know more about the steamy sex lives of its readers. More importantly, we want to promote a raw dialogue about sex—the carnal details, the riveting minutiae, and everything in between.

Leisure

Get out your wallet, it’s time for Nomadic Theatre’s RENT!

The diverse cast invites even the most off-the-beaten-path audience member to sit down at the RENT table and feel at home. 

Leisure

My Policeman is a heart-wrenchingly beautiful portrait of forbidden love and its consequences

My Policeman ensures that despite their relationship’s foretold end, viewers will experience the heartbreak alongside the characters as they attempt to navigate the ramifications of the 1950s’ restrictive social culture.

Halftime Leisure

Hellraiser (2022) is a twisted lesson in remaking a horror classic

  After a wait of more than 30 years, our favorite “explorers in the further regions of experience” have made their sinister return to the screen, just in time for... Read more

News

Students walk out in protest of Mike Pence GU Politics event

On Oct. 19th, former Vice President Mike Pence came to Georgetown’s campus to speak and was met with protests and opposition.

Editorials

Georgetown reinforces the gender binary, and so does its housing system

Every Hoya deserves to feel at home on the Hilltop. But for many nonbinary and transgender students at Georgetown, gender-affirming living spaces can be hard to access. As it currently stands, Georgetown’s housing system is archaic, inaccessible, and puts transgender and nonbinary students at risk of physical and emotional harm. If Georgetown wants to be inclusive of all students, the university must adopt gender-inclusive housing policies, allowing students to live with others regardless of sex or gender identity.

Halftime Leisure

A League of Their Own (2022) celebrates stories of Black and queer folks in baseball

The year is 1943. With most men off at war, one question remains on every American’s mind: Who will play baseball? Enter the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), recruiting... Read more

Leisure

Beyoncé, rebirthed: What Renaissance means for her legacy and more

But it’s on Renaissance where Beyoncé proves there’s no need to top herself—she instead transforms the musical geography altogether.

Features

Lesbian bars are adapting to survive. In D.C., As You Are Bar is leading that charge.

Upon visiting As You Are Bar, Ai had a revelation. For the first time in over 30 years, she was dining out without anxiety. “It’s enough that I have to... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Busting down the closet door: the weaponization of coming-out in queer media

For many queer youth, “coming out of the closet” is treated as the ultimate milestone, a crucial step before one is able to truly live their life with pride. The... Read more

Voices

It’s time we embrACE asexuality in our education system

While the same lack of resources that I’ve faced in researching my own sexuality will make it hard to create a full curriculum for asexuality, that doesn’t mean it can’t be done. This curriculum must explore the fact that asexuality is a spectrum with no set level of sexual attraction experienced by every ace person.

News

Nellie’s Sports Bar attempts to reopen one month after security dragged a Black woman down the stairs

CW: This article references violence to Black and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Nellie’s reopened and broke a month-long public silence following their closure on June 13, the day after Keisha... Read more

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Protesters call for Nellie’s Sports Bar to close after bar security dragged a Black woman down the stairs

Protesters gathered in front of Nellie’s Sports Bar, calling for the local community to boycott the well-known gay bar after a viral video.

Voices

Gay Men Still Can’t Easily Donate Blood: Why the FDA should end their discriminatory deferral

To be clear, I am not advocating for a complete overhaul of the pre-blood donation screening procedure for every individual; rather, I am looking for more nuance when it comes to screening homosexual and bisexual men.

News

Online OUTober: Virtual Coming Out Day celebrations mark LGBTQ History Month at Georgetown

Georgetown University LGBTQ Resource Center and GUPride celebrated LGBTQ History Monthand Coming Out Day virtually.

News

Limited on-campus housing leads to frustration, anxiety

When Georgetown released plans for the Fall 2020 semester on July 6, administrators assured that if health conditions permitted, students who had demonstrated the need for a safe place to... Read more

On The Pandemic

On The Pandemic: What fall 2020 means for LGBTQ+ students

College campuses create an environment where LGBTQ+ students can live openly, build a community, and finally accept themselves. If Georgetown forces students to continue taking virtual classes this fall, Georgetown strips queer students of the experience they signed up for. This would stifle the thriving LGBTQ+ community, of all races and classes, that I have been able to learn, live, and grow with. LGBTQ+ students need the support a college campus provides.

News

Acclaimed Indian dancer speaks about LGBT issues

Mesma Belsaré, an acclaimed Indian singer, dancer, artist, and transgender LGBTQ+ activist, spoke with Georgetown students about her creative process on Oct. 10. The event was co-sponsored by the LGBTQ... Read more

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At a Crossroads: support and condemnation for Georgetown’s new LGBTQ community

The Office of Residential Living has approved Crossroads, a Living Learning Community (LLC) focused on explorations of gender and sexuality, to launch in the fall of 2018. LLCs are residences... Read more

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‘Orlando and On’ event addresses violence against LGBTQ community

GUPride and Georgetown Against Gun Violence partnered Nov. 9 to host “Orlando and On: Violence, Healing and Community,” as part of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s “Outober” series. Panelists discussed the... Read more