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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Love Saxa’s Hateful History

To the Editor: In 2015 I was president of GUPride, Obergefell v. Hodges was not decided and SAC was debating recognizing Love Saxa. Love Saxa had the same empirically harmful ideas and hosted events hostile to LGBT people. My opposition to their recognition at the time had nothing to do with the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 21 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

I Am

For four years I have helped design, order and distribute shirts with two seemingly simple words.  I am. While normally associated with Coming Out Day and OUTober, these shirts have found new meaning for me in the final weeks before graduation. As I prepare to shed titles and labels, I[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Reflecting on the Ordeal of a Mishandled Ricin Case

At around 10 p.m. on March 17, I was sitting on my bed in Village C East, crying and holding both a bag of ricin and my scared friend, Daniel Milzman. For the next hour, I tried to convince him to stay, to hand the ricin to me and to[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 32 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LLOYD: Show Love Through Action

LLOYD: Show Love Through Action

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of being part of the Georgetown delegation to the inaugural “IgnatianQ” Conference at Fordham University. This conference was a chance for LGBTQ students to network and affirm our experiences. During the keynote, Fordham theology professor Patrick Hornbeck reflected on the need for us to[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LLOYD: A Search for Dignity in Disagreement

LLOYD: A Search for Dignity in Disagreement

If serving as the president of GU Pride, running for Georgetown University Student Association president and the “Utraque Unum” campaign has taught me one thing, it is that students at Georgetown love to disagree. As a high school debate coach and an advocate, I enjoy getting the chance to expand[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
LLOYD: A Dissent In the Face Of Tradition

LLOYD: A Dissent In the Face Of Tradition

The Catholic Church and some of its leaders have been wrong. From the prosecution of Galileo and his findings to the treatment of victims of sexual abuse in recent years, the church has proven itself to be a fallible institution, sometimes disastrously so. This is not meant to belittle or[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
LLOYD: Forming a Universal Catholicism

LLOYD: Forming a Universal Catholicism

Since the election of Pope Francis last March, progressive Catholics have been on the offensive for the first time in my lifetime. Economic and social justice issues are yet again at the forefront, while more controversial social issues appear to be less important, if discussed at all. This has given[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 0 comments Opinion
Intolerance Disguised as Discussion

Intolerance Disguised as Discussion

At the end of Love Saxa’s lecture, “Marriage: A Social Justice Issue?” last week Director of Adult Faith Formation Ennio Mastroianni argued for the value of bringing Ryan Anderson — who wrote a book opposing same-sex marriage — to campus. “I think that we can all agree that Ryan made[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 1 comment Opinion