The Daily Eastern News

Don’t take advantage of your secret

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

February 6, 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 gay, but it’s a secret. I want to make it clear that I respect anyone who is in the closet, and I don’t ever...

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 labeled a “whore” and a “slut.”  I thought that was absolutely crazy. I mean, I wasn’t ...

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 due to their religious beliefs and/or personal beliefs. We, however, do not fall into that category of...

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 out there who will never change and will continue to be judgmental. One thing that bothers me is...

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 talk about in academic environment to uncover the mystery of the human life. Efforts made by schola...

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