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The word ‘Queer’ is a catch-all

Jace Stovall What does the word queer mean to you?  The word queer, to me, means I guess anything that isn’t heteronormative. It relates to gender, sexuality, identity, presentation, really everything.   How do you identify? I identify as non-binary (using they/them pronouns) and as asexual and pan-romantic.  Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything …

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OPINION: Transphobic BBQ joint, sex store owner shouldn’t profit from Queer customers

by Ada Jones The first time I went into a sex shop, I was mesmerized. At 18-years-old, I was a college freshman and a baby queer, desperate for an unknown community and slowly coming into the realization that I was not as heterosexual as I had once claimed. The bulk of my sexual history at …

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Building a better, fair Kentucky with Charles Booker

by Ben Gierhart It goes without saying – but will be repeated here anyway – that 2020 is perhaps the most significant election year in recent memory. Of course, Donald Trump will be on the ballot, and the role of president is obviously a highly contested spot, with both national and international ramifications whatever the …

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Gilda Wabbit talks drag, privilege and life as a Queer Kentuckian

What do you identify as? Why? Or why don’t you identify as anything?A genderfluid, polyamorous, pansexual, pagan drag queen! I identify as such partly because it’s cheeky to have such an amazing alliteration when describing yourself but, more seriously, because I have encompassed multiple truths at once throughout my entire life. I am a man …

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Listen UofL: Safe, Queer classrooms are important

By Remi Dior Background: A student has come into Dr. Kaila Story’s class to distribute anti-queer literature. A Courier Journal article describes the pamphlet as being 36 pages in length. An excerpt shared in the article shows that the pamphlet denounces the idea that “what people do sexually is their own business.” The pamphlet also …

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Lesbian Pride Games leader to be honored at Queer Kentucky Awards in June

Desi has worked her ass off by creating Queer Black pride celebrations like The Pride Games. Over the years she has created a community of prideful black folx that get together and celebrate who they are. Desi loves everyone and works to have everyone included — always. She deserves recognition for her hard work in …

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