Monday, April 13, 2020 - 5:59pm
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As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tackles the COVID-19 crisis, she has been met with criticism and attacks from President Donald Trump. The president neglects to mention her by name and instead resorts to “that woman from Michigan.” During his phone interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News, the president expressed concerns about our governor’s knowledge of the situation at hand.

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 10:49am
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While all the arenas of our lives have undergone tremendous change in these last few weeks as many of us were forced to pack up and head home from school, it’s imperative that we check in on the communities impacted most by the coronavirus. While quarantine and stay-in-place orders may provide exciting or relaxing family time for some, many in the LGBTQ+ community are faced with difficult home situations.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 2:28pm
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Fresh off the departure of former Mayor of South Bend, IN, Pete Buttigieg from the presidential pursuit, many have claimed he bridged the gap between religion and the LGBTQ+ community. But it’s quite the opposite.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 9:20am
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Criticism against the Electoral College has been mounting for decades. However, it has become a talking point for major presidential candidates after a 2000 and 2016 disparity between the popular vote and electoral majority collected. Many Democratic hopefuls including Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., Sen.

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 10:01am
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With the Equality Act (H.R.5) stalled in Congress and a combined lack of political will, local action on LGBTQ+ employment discrimination is imperative. Currently, 44 percent of the LGBTQ+ population lives in states without LGBTQ+ protection policies despite exclusionary workplaces holding economies back.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 2:35pm
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In a crowded field of Democratic hopefuls, it’s easy for the candidates to get lost and go unnoticed by voters, so we turn to the debates. Each of the debates has brought up hot-topic issues such as healthcare, foreign policy and electability, but has left LGBTQ+ issues largely untouched.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 3:07pm
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With the release of his newest album and a stark gender-bending fashion sense, musician Harry Styles became the latest victim of intense questioning and pressure to label “what” he was. We frequently see this labeling game take place when a gay, lesbian or bisexual person marks their “coming out.” But what does a formal statement translate to when it comes to everyday interactions with LGBTQ+ individuals?