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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Surprisingly, in a society where love is at the forefront of socializing, we are ridiculed for feeling incomplete without it.

Love your loneliness

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 29, 2021

I am 19 and have never dated. Cue the violins. A friend told me a couple weeks ago that romance is a social construct. I would say that is mostly true. After all, we do not necessarily need romantic...

Emily S. Thuma is set to be the keynote speaker for this years InQueery Symposium on Nov. 16.

InQueery Symposium focusing on queer, feminist abolition

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief November 16, 2021

The annual InQueery Symposium, this year focusing on queer and feminist abolition, is taking place today over Zoom. “The goal is to highlight queer and feminist scholarship on our campuses and create...

Digging Deep captures the essence of a true relationship, with all the awkward moments included.

Book review: ‘Digging Deep’ by Jay Hogan

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist November 11, 2021

In my search to find representation in books, I came across Jay Hogan's "Digging Deep."  Given that it is a female author writing about a relationship between two gay men in a dual narrative format,...

Traci Gillig works at a camp to assess the effectiveness the experience has on visitors.

WSU professor impacts LGBTQ community through research, education

CALLIE GERBER October 26, 2021

Editors note: Traci Gillig's pronouns are she/they. WSU communications professor Traci Gillig has found passion in social justice and making the world a better place. They enjoy participating in...

A love triangle focused around three men in Texas? What more could I ask for?

Book review: ‘Take Down’ hits some of the marks

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter, columnist October 20, 2021

You caught me. I am a huge sucker for romance books. It was how I spent a good portion of quarantine last year. I read a few books that centered around my interests and laughed and cried and judged...

WSU freshmen Hannah Smith and McKenzie Nolan dance at Queer Prom on Oct. 20, 2021, in Pullman.

Queer prom brings the party to the ‘Underworld’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2021

Many members of the LGBTQ community feel excluded by traditional rites of passage because they are heteronormative — like prom. Luckily, those in the LGBTQ community can relive those experiences in a...

This coming-of-age drama is packed with chemistry that will leave you
breathless. I promise that you will smile, laugh, cry and pain with the characters.

TV show review: ‘I Told Sunset About You’ is a masterpiece

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 10, 2021

The U.S. is severely lacking in quality television shows about relationships within the LGBTQ community. As a result, I had to turn to foreign television networks to find what I was looking...

LGBTQ youth and young adults deserve to have access to medical care that supports their identity.

LGBTQ youth resources flourishing across Palouse

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor September 1, 2021

WSU Pullman has numerous resources for students in the LGBTQ community. The Women*s Center is a major organization on campus that works toward the goal of inclusivity and uplifting marginalized voices...

A party game played among friends brings out the worst in them all, with hatred for each other and themselves laid out on the table in a way that makes you wonder what makes the movie worth watching.

Movie ‘The Boys in the Band’ is confusing mix of emotions

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen opinion editor July 15, 2021

When I first watched the trailer for "The Boys in the Band," an adaptation of the 1968 play by Mart Crowley, I had high hopes. Seeing such beloved faces like Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons gave me the idea...

GIESORC director Matthew Jeffries, pictured here, hosts meetings with faculty members who want to show support in their classroom or department.

“I want to make the world a better place for those that follow behind”

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter July 1, 2021

Matthew Jeffries, WSU Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center director, went to college as a first-generation student.  Initially, Jeffries said he did not know what he wanted...

LGBTQ+ representation is becoming more common, but we need to see more elderly couples on screen, too.

Movie “Cloudburst” is touching tale of LGBTQ+, senior romance

GRACE LAPIERRE June 24, 2021

Watching shows and movies that fall under the romantic comedy genre, I have noticed a recurring theme: few of them focus on older couples.  There are plenty for younger couples like teen romances or...

Intersectionality refers to the intersections between our many social identities.

Normalizing intersectionality only way to facilitate lasting social change

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor June 20, 2021

In the month of June, Americans observe two major celebrations of victories for social justice. The first is Pride month, the month-long celebration of queer liberation that commemorates the Stonewall...

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