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Moonlight- An LGBTQ Coming-of-Age Story

Moonlight- An LGBTQ Coming-of-Age Story

Arts December 8, 2016 at 8:04 pm 1 comment

  Eleanor Igwe ’17 Staff Writer “Moonlight” has been getting buzz since the summer as the art-house film that everyone, and particularly anyone interested in supporting black filmmaking or films about LGBTQ people, should see. A speculated Oscar-nominee, the film takes on the subject of sexuality as it follows Chiron,Read More

Photo by Erin Batchelder '17 | Erin Batchelder '17 went to this year's Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Utah

Sundance Showcases a New Frontier of Cinema

Arts February 4, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Erin Batchelder ’17 Staff Writer I arrived at the Sundance Film Festival the day before its kick-off. Like many festivalgoers, I braved the free but infrequent public transportation of Park City, Utah to make it to Main Street (the festival’s main hub) just to see what it would be like.Read More

Everyone is Gay, a musical duo and LGBTQ activists, visit Smith with musical guest, Jenny Owen Youngs.

Everyone is Gay and Jenny Owen Youngs Visit Smith

News October 8, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Eliza Going ’18 Contributing Writer Everyone is Gay, a duo of “accidental” LGBTQ activists Kristin Russo and Dannielle Owens-Reid, performed at Smith on Oct. 2 with special musical guest Jenny Owen Youngs. Lena Wilson ’16, chair of the Student Events Committee (SEC), Becca Damante ’17, vice chair of SEC,Read More

The Parents Project

Opinions November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Becca Damante ’17 Layout Staff Kristin and Danielle were always there for me. When I was scared to come out to my family, I consulted for advice. They made coming out and being who I am a battle worth fighting for. With their hilarious webcasts filled with lip-syncing, catRead More

Making the Marginalized Heard: Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Shares Her Story at UMass

Features October 31, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sonali Kumar ’14 Contributing Writer On Monday, Oct. 21, actress Laverne Cox of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black spoke at UMass about her perceptions of the series, her upbringing in Mobile, Alabama, and her experiences as a transgender black woman. The event was well-attended, with over 300 students fromRead More

Photo by Carmen Pullela '16 | Students celebrate Mountain Day by going apple-picking at Atkins Farm, a local orchard in Amherst.

A Great Big World of 2CELLOS: Concert at Iron Horse Music Hall

Arts October 24, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Becca Damante ’17 Layout Staff Last Tuesday, October 15, I had the pleasure of seeing A Great Big World and 2CELLOS perform at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton. Iron Horse is a small and intimate venue, so luckily, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. TheRead More

The Fight Over Trans* Women At Smith Sparks Debate

News April 4, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Mia Council ’16 Assistant Features Editor  “It is not my design to render my sex any less feminine, but to develop as fully as may be the powers of womanhood, and furnish women with the means of usefulness, happiness and honor, now withheld from them,” said Sophia Smith, founder ofRead More

On Supreme Courting and Court Supremacy

Opinions April 4, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Erin McDaniel ’15 Assistant Opinions Editor When, sometime this summer, the Supreme Court renders its decisions on the two same-sex marriage cases it heard last week, media outlets will scramble to feature dramatic coverage of the decisions while advocates and citizens on both sides of the debate will feel eitherRead More

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Queer Privilege at Smith (or, Upon Leaving the Bubble)

Opinions March 7, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Jamie Marie Estrada Letter to the Editor When I was a junior and senior at Smith, I was blessed to have an adviser who pushed me to take classes in the Study of Women and Gender department. She saw beyond my excuse – “I go to an all-women’s college, IRead More