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LGBT students need to come out and show their pride at MCCC

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My name is Zayvion Thompson and I am proud openly bisexual male.I am currently a second year Communications and New Media major. I also come from a Jamaican Christian family that heavily frowns upon anything that’s not straight or seen as “normal.” My path to self acceptance hasn’t been easy. But I’m writing this to…

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Transgender discussion panel succeeds despite vandalism

Including panelists, 20 people attended a transgender issues panel held at Mercer in SC 104 on April 16, 2015 despite the fact that fliers announcing it were torn down and found in trash cans. According to the event’s coordinator Dr. Leonard Winogora, Mercer’s Advisor and On-Site Coordinator for William Paterson University, he received permission from…

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LGBT students seek shift in campus climate

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Henry Hicks was writing an e-mail blast in the Phi Theta Kappa office, part of his regular duties as vice-president of communications for the honors society, when he heard shouting coming from the Student Activities Hall. Soon, several students from various clubs were outside their offices, and it became clear that a conflict was escalating.…

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Ellen DeGeneres supported by unusual allies

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I must extend a personal –and completely serious– thanks to the conservative anti-gay organization “One Million Moms”. Ellen DeGeneres, in addition to being a highly successful day time talk show host, was recently announced as an official spokesperson for JC Penney. However, “One Million Moms” has demanded that JC Penney drop Ellen as a sponsor,…

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