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It’s Complicated: Crushing on another girl

Reagan advises a student who wants to ask another woman out, but doesn’t know if she’s into girls.

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Youth artists express what it means to be American at UVU museum

The Woodbury Art Museum participates in a national conversation by showing their exhibit “Who is American Today?” This multimedia display brings together many high school students as they answer questions about being American: What do families look like? What ideas and people come to mind? What do American people represent? What do they look like? […]

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Survey of local Tinder profiles unearths most common features

Pictures by waterfalls. Name dropping The Office. Mirror selfies. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through Tinder, America’s most popular dating app, and asking yourself the question “Why do so many of these look the same?” — you’re not alone. Last week, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Brandee Watters and I set out to find the […]

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How you can be an LGBTQ ally at UVU

UVU has resources in place for its students and faculty to learn how to become or how to better their allyship to the LGBTQ community. Below are some helpful tips and keywords to help the university community be better allies. LGBT, the initialism used to give a more inclusive name to the nonheterosexual and noncisgendered […]

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Encircle: Breaking Barriers for LGBTQ+ Community

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] The Appomattox project hosted Stephanie Larsen the creator of Encircle to spread awareness of the needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Utah is well known for its tight knit and loving communities, according to Larsen, but it can be too tight […]

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‘Peculiar’ People

Photo by Julie Ostler Missy Jensen Senior Staff Writer @missyjensen19 UVU students Aaron Gates, an English Writing Studies major, and UVU alumni Jack Garcia who majored in English with an emphasis in Creative Studies, have successfully created their own LGBT literary journal, peculiar. The two are looking forward to the second issue, to be published […]

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Third annual Provo Pride Festival gathers community support

“This is Family” Theme Helps Further Define Utah Valley’s Families Lee Thomas Lifestyle Editor Photo Credit Gabi Campbell   On Saturday Sept. 19, Provo city was host to its own 3rd annual Gay Pride festival. The event continued the success of previous years, drawing an ever visible LGBTQ community and their supporters together to celebrate […]

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