Queer

Things you may not have learned in sex-ed but should definitely know

For almost two decades, elementary and secondary school students in Ontario were learning from a sexual-education curriculum that hadn’t been updated since 1998.Continue...

Lil Nas X just stole Christianity’s biggest weapon: fear

For most of my life, I was terrified of going to hell.Continue...

Justin Timberlake’s Queer ‘allyship’ strips ally of its meaning

Apparently, Justin Timberlake is a Queer ally—who knew?Continue...

The Tricolour Sex Column: Exploring my Queerness

Sexuality isn’t inherently tied to sex, even if society convinces us otherwise. That being said, a lot of the stigma and Queerphobia I’ve faced has been rooted in sex and being hypersexualized. That’s made it difficult to come to terms with my own Queerness, and that difficulty has been amplified by pressure to “come out.”Continue...

The evolution of drag in Kingston

Tyfannie Morgan, ArtSci ’03, moved to Kingston in September 1999 to go to Queen’s and was immediately entranced with the local drag community. By March 2000, she had gotten dressed up and performed her first drag show.Continue...

‘Supernatural’ shouldn’t have buried its only gay lead

If you’re a fan of Supernatural , you might be feeling down for two reasons: last night’s series finale, and the show’s disappointing execution of its final bid for positive queer representation.Continue...

‘Supernatural’ has a pattern of queerbaiting

This week, the CW’s hit television show Supernatural returns to air its final seven episodes. On top of being the longest-running American live-action fantasy TV series to date, it’s also a contender for the most prominent example of ‘queerbaiting’ on television.Continue...

The ups and downs of 13 Reasons Why’s queer representation

13 Reasons Why wrapped up its run a lot like it started: angering conservative parents and making headlines.Continue...

Out on campus

When LGBTQ+ students first arrive on campus, the low visibility of the queer community can be isolating.Continue...

Students celebrate Pride

Buoyed by passion and support, the Kingston LGBTTIQQ2SA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, 2-Spirit, Allies) community celebrated Kingston Pride’s 25th anniversary.Continue...

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