Being Critical About Criticism

By Kelsey O’Regan, Contributing Intern What do we want? Quality LGBTQ representation. When do we want it? Now. This is the overture constantly heard ‘round the Internet world, long before but especially after queer fan favorite Commander Lexa was killed in season three of The 100. In the past few years, we’ve not only grownContinue reading “Being Critical About Criticism”

Pride Talks: The Importance of Equal Queer Representation

From the time we are prepubescent children the “birds and the bees” are taught to us by our parents, TV, churches, and occasionally our peers. I, myself, was asked if I was a virgin in the fourth grade, scoffed and said no… because I had no idea what a virgin was, but I certainly wasn’tContinue reading “Pride Talks: The Importance of Equal Queer Representation”

Nicole Pacent: How Bi-Erasure Leads to Mental Health Trouble for the Bisexual Community

It’s an alarming fact: Bisexual individuals have the worst mental health within the LGBTQ+ community. It has been reported that 40% of bisexual people have, at some point in their life, considered or attempted suicide. Furthermore, bisexual people tend to suffer from anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse at double the rate of non-bi identifying membersContinue reading “Nicole Pacent: How Bi-Erasure Leads to Mental Health Trouble for the Bisexual Community”