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The LGBTQ+ Book Club is one out of two book clubs hosted by the DVHS Library, focusing largely on reading books involving LGBTQ characters.

DVHS Library introduces new book club centering around LGBTQ+

Hebe Wang, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

The first meeting of DVHS’ newly-formed LGBTQ+ Book Club took place on Jan. 25. Initiated by DVHS librarian Annalisa Raphael, the LGBTQ+ Book Club is the second club run by the library, alongside...

a silhouette of protesters holding signs; these signs are colored (blue, green, red)

They could come for you next.

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer April 23, 2023

June 24, 2022 Roe v. Wade was overturned. Why should you care? Nation-wide limitation for the abortion pill mifepristone is being discussed. Why should you care? Just in 2023, 461 anti-LGBTQ+ bills were...

Society has adapted over the years to support LGBTQ+ professional athletes.

Professional athletes are starting to come out, but what does that mean for student athletes?

Nishita Mukherjee, Managing Editor March 28, 2023

Every day, professional sports show support for LGBTQ+ players, normalizing inclusivity in the athletic world. What was once considered taboo is now being celebrated; research by the Public Religion Institution...

Protestors hold signs that say “Love Trumps Hate in response to anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric.

Dispelling all LGBTQ myths

Rikin Patel, Sports Editor February 27, 2023

TW: mentions of queerphobia, abuse, self-harm, violence, and genocide A dreaded culture war has now arrived at SRVUSD. Jesse vanZee narrowly beat out Michelle Peterson to win a seat on the SRVUSD school...

The spike in book-banning is the result of a larger movement to censor queer identities.

Queer students threatened by rise in book censorship

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor November 9, 2022

The American Library Association (ALA) recorded more book removals and challenges in 2022 than in over two decades, with the increased backlash against books concerning sexuality and gender identity impacting...

Students across campus wore rainbow tape to signify their participation in the Day of Silence, just two days after the Student Voice Forum.

LGBTQ+ community speaks out about classroom experiences during DVHS Student Voice Forum

Mahika Arya and Eva Shen April 22, 2022

On Wed. April 20, DVHS held its first Student Voice Forum, led by Principal Evan Powell. According to Powell, the event was designed as a day to learn about “each other, [to learn] how to make Dougherty...

Queerbaiting ensures shows gain fans without losing them and furthers the lack of meaningful LGBTQ+ representation in today’s media.

Queerbaiting hooks viewers for the wrong reasons

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor May 24, 2021

“Cas, not for nothing but the last person that looked at me like that, I got laid” -Dean Winchester to Castiel (Supernatural). This provocative quote is just one of countless examples of queerbaiting...

Many Americans fear that Trumps Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barretts record may harm the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans.

Amy Coney Barrett’s record may present a threat to American LGBTQ+ rights

Aditi Praveen October 26, 2020

Update: This article was written prior to Judge Barrett's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. On Oct. 26, Judge Barrett was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas in a White House ceremony after...

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