The Observer

Feminism in 2014: An Abridged History

Feminism in 2014: An Abridged History

December 22, 2014

By ALANNA KILKEARYStaff WriterPublished: December 10, 2014 About 10 minutes into Beyoncé’s 2014 VMA Performance, an audio recording from “We Should All...

S.A.G.E.S. & Admin: Stuck on Semantics

November 20, 2014

By ADRIANA GALLINANews EditorPublished: November 19, 2014 Students for Sex and Gender Equality and Safety (S.A.G.E.S.), a student coalition advocating for sexual health access and other student rights at Fordham, and the administration so far can agree on one thing: a petition with 1,100 student signatures is not something to b...

Faith on Tap: Church Has Made Leaps, But Needs To Keep Jumping

November 12, 2014

By CONNOR MANNION Contributing Writer Published: November 12, 2014 On Monday, Nov. 10th, Fordham University’s Office of Alumni Services presented their third installment of the “Faith on Tap” series, focused on sexuality and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) issues, like the prohibition of gay...

Vatican Report Fails To Be Inclusive

November 6, 2014

By CHRISSY PUSZContributing WriterPublished: November 5, 2014 On Oct. 13, the Vatican released a midterm report that addressed family situations such as divorce, cohabitation before or without marriage and most interestingly, homosexual individuals. While the defining assertion, “homosexuals have gifts and qualities to offer...

Professional Sports Organizations Must Take a Stand Against Homophobia

Professional Sports Organizations Must Take a Stand Against Homophobia

February 26, 2014

By STEFANIE COCOZZELLI Staff Writer Published: February 26, 2014 Homophobia is a problem that has been plaguing professional sports for years now, and many have wondered who would bre...

The Implications of LGBTQ Visibility Drop on TV

The Implications of LGBTQ Visibility Drop on TV

October 30, 2013

By ANDREW MILNE Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: October 30, 2013 It’s clear that this is an important time for the Lesbian, Gay, Trans...

Step Out on the Rainbow Carpet at NewFest

Step Out on the Rainbow Carpet at NewFest

September 9, 2013

By KARA JAGDEO Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: September 9, 2013 Stories of sexual renaissance, forbidden love and self-realization ca...

Can Pope Francis Deliver Progressive Reform?

Can Pope Francis Deliver Progressive Reform?

March 22, 2013

By DORIE GOEHRING Contributing Writer Published: March 22, 2013 One cannot deny that the recent election of Pope Francis I is a series of “firsts” for ...

Rainbow Alliance Holds its First “Queer Prom”

Rainbow Alliance Holds its First “Queer Prom”

December 6, 2012

By MONIQUE JOHN, HARRY HUGGINS AND AYER CHAN Opinions Editor, Editor-in-Chief,  Photo Co-Editor Publi...