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Drag is an important way nonbinary individuals engage with gender. (Photo courtesy Olu Odu)

Literary Lesbian: Pantomime explores nonbinary identity and drag

November 8, 2019

A look into a historical fantasy novel and how it portrays sex, gender and drag

Having a rainbow crosswalk would help make Vanderbilt feel safer and more welcoming to members of the LGBTQI community. (Photo by Emily Gonçalves)

Literary Lesbian: A rainbow crosswalk to round off LGBTQI history month?

October 30, 2019

If the Vanderbilt administration approves it, this symbol of LGBTQI love and acceptance would make Vanderbilt history

Olu Odu poses with friends at LavGrad. LavGrad is the LGBT graduation hosted every year by the Office of LGBTQI Life. (Photo courtesy Olu Odu)

Literary Lesbian: The coming out process

October 10, 2019

Like the accompanying weather of 98 degree days, LGBT Pride Month, which falls in June, is but a heat-crazed colorful memory. However, you haven’t seen the last of the gays as Oc...

In Dreadnought, Danielle engages in personal gender affirmation by painting her toenails. (Photo by Hunter Long)

Literary Lesbian: Dreadnought was Written for the Trans Reader

September 19, 2019

You might have noticed that my legal name is no longer attached to this column. This change is because I fear getting outed to family friends, or reminding my parents tha...

Why you should read ‘They Both Die at the End’

September 1, 2019

Adam Silvera’s They Both Die at the End is not the most heart wrenching book I read this past summer, nor would I dub it a literary must-read. However, there is somet...