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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Amanda Feder, host, and Marita Metzke, guest, of the Older, Wiser, and Smarter discussion, talk about spirituality and religion and how it connects with sexuality.

Older, Wiser and Smarter discuss sexuality, religion

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 13, 2021

The discussion series titled Older, Wiser and Smarter had its first discussion Wednesday afternoon, where participants discussed their attitudes, beliefs and values regarding sexuality. The series is...

Discussion series on human sexuality, belief systems kicking off

Discussion series on human sexuality, belief systems kicking off

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter October 12, 2021

The first meeting for the discussion series titled Older, Wiser and Smarter is being held in Buzzard Hall Wednesday. These discussions revolve around different topics within human sexuality and human...

Lindsey Zike, a freshman art education major, signs her name on a rainbow door for National Coming Out Day.

GSD Center celebrates National Coming Out Day

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 11, 2021

Staff from Eastern’s Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity rolled out the rainbow door for people to sign in recognition of National Coming Out Day. Each year, members of the LGBTQ+ community use...

COLUMN: Experiences as someone who is aromantic and not asexual

COLUMN: Experiences as someone who is aromantic and not asexual

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist October 11, 2021

For those who may remember my column about being aromantic, you may have seen the part where I mentioned how I’m not asexual. I feel like a lot of people glossed over that part or ignored it. But it’s...

Don’t take advantage of your secret

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor February 5, 2020

Since I came out of the closet almost nine years ago, I have experienced and come across several men who are in the closet. Some of these men are not sure what they are; some are bi and some are flat-out...

Don’t judge people for their sex lives

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor January 9, 2019

I believe the way we view sexuality in this country needs reform, especially in terms of women’s sexuality. In high school I dated a guy that, when it came out we had fooled around, I was immediately...

We stand with the LGBTQA+ community

Staff Editorial October 17, 2018

As staff members of The Daily Eastern News, we stand with and support the LGBTQA+ community. There are several people in the world today who still do not support people of this community, whether it be...

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter February 26, 2018

As always, I try my hardest to stand up and support LGBT rights, as I am a member of the community myself. As far as we have gotten with our rights, it is sad to see that there are still so many people...

Talking about sexuality is important

Toluwalase Solomon, Columnist February 14, 2018

The main idea of A.F. Bogaert’s 2012 article “Understaing Asexuality” is to re-educate individuals to view sex and human sexuality in general as something relevant, appropriate and acceptable to...

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