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Armchair Activism

Armchair Activism

Happy Women's History Month! Even though the Equal Pay Act was passed in 1963, women are still lagging in economic equity with men. Isn't that strange? For some reason, for every dollar American men earn, White american women earn 73 cents, African American women earn 65 cents and Hispanic women earn 53 cents. Click here to print out this handy dandy flier and post it in every visible space you can! Inside bathroom stalls, on your dorm door, on the Administration steps, whatever... (more)

The Fact Is (I Need You)

We are a family, albeit dysfunctional. That is what we are at the core. And just like a family, we must come to notice the discrepancies that lie in wait to tear us apart. We must combat them by communicating, expressing how we feel, what we think needs to be done, and how to achieve those means. Just like a family, we are interdependent upon one another. If you can't move neither can I, and vice versa.

There are so many things I can do by myself. I can "put my own gas in my own car," buy my own clothes, and pay my own bills. There's even more that the LBGT community, as a whole, can do. We can protest; we can rally; we can discuss the issues. But without help from our privileged family members, we won't go far... (more)

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Cover of issue 29: The Queerbook IssueQ*News is a magazine published by queer youth in the lansing and east lansing area. It is published monthly in the fall and spring with one issue in the summer and winter.

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