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Pride Month is supposed to be proud, not scary

During Pride Month in St. Petersburg, rainbow flags fly in front of local businesses or in shop windows.

William Becker, Staff Writer

June 21, 2020

June is gay (LGBTQ+) pride month. Everywhere seems to be sporting a pride flag to show off how progressive and accepting they are and a decent amount of people are, or would be. Considering the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has made public gatherings impossible including marching in support of LGBTQ+, people ar...

AIDS Memorial Quilt visits Wilmington

AIDS Memorial Quilt display in Randall Library on December 10.

Kassie Bild, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

The cross-country journey of the AIDS Memorial Quilt made a stop at UNC Wilmington and the surrounding area. The AIDS Memorial Quilt was in Wilmington starting Nov. 30 and was in the area till Dec. 15. The quilt was brought by the Frank Harr and The NAMES Project. Over 30 panels of the quilt were...

Downtown Wilmington celebrates 3rd annual Port City Pride

Meghan Karg, Vice-President of the UNCW Quidditch team, proudly wears the entire color spectrum to support the LGBTQIA+ community.

John Hasan Yildiz, Assistant Opinions Editor

September 12, 2019

Before hurricane Dorian introduced itself, Wilmington residents adorned themselves in Pride flags and colors on August 31 for the 3rd annual Port City Pride Block party. Held in a celebration of diversity and support of Wilmington’s queer community, the streets were aligned with a rainbow of families,...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/6/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 2/6/19

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019

My boyfriend and I have only been dating for about a month, but he wants to do something serious for Valentine's Day. How can I tell him it might be too soon? Hey! So maybe see what he defines as “serious.” Your idea of “serious” may be him taking you on a carriage ride on the riverfront a...

Gabby Rivera speaks at UNCW on ‘radical creativity and queer Latinx joy’

Gabby Rivera

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2019

“I fill my stories with love notes for queer kids of color,” Gabby Rivera wrote on one slide from her presentation, quickly summarizing her entire message in one sentence. On Jan. 23, Rivera stepped into the Burney Center and delivered her message as part of the 2018/2019 Leadership Lecture series....

For the love of monsters: the creative mind of a UNCW sophomore

Photo Credit: Rachel Cash

Rachel Cash, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018

Jules Miller has sewn enough that he knows the pros and cons of each kind of fabric. He recommends minky for stuffed plushies. Fleece gets pilly. Plush sheds flakes of fabric when you cut along the edges. Felt is too stiff. Minky is perfect because although it sheds, it is not fuzzy on both sides....

Trump bans trans

(Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS) President Donald Trump shouts during a Make America Great Again rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

August 5, 2017

On July 26th President Trump made a bad move for any hope of winning the LBGTQ community’s heart. However, they are not the only ones utterly disappointed by Trump’s latest military decision. On Wednesday, President Trump declared, via his Twitter account that “After consultation with my General...

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