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“The Boys in the Band” adaptation delivers mixed performances

“The Boys in the Band” received an 81% overall rating on RottenTomatoes.com, with generally favorable reviews from critics and the public alike.

Poppy Livingstone ’21, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2020

“The Boys in the Band” is a hugely varied movie. It pinballs between peaks of raucous joy and caverns of insufferable tragedy, and performances both marvelously rich and surprisingly flat. These shifts in tone and quality occur as rapidly as the characters deliver snarky quips, making an interes...

Where Connecticut towns stand on the Municipal Equality Index

Where Connecticut towns stand on the Municipal Equality Index

October 28, 2016

Anna Rhoads '19 The Human Rights Campaign released the “Municipal Equality Index 2016” this month. The index gives a score to cities based on their “non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer, municipal services, law enforcement and the city leadership's public position on equality.”...

50 dead and 53 injured in largest mass shooting in United States history

50 dead and 53 injured in largest mass shooting in United States history

Claire Dinshaw, Editor in Chief

June 13, 2016

Fifty people were killed and 53 injured in a shooting at the Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early on June 12. The casualty count makes this the worst mass shooting in recent United States history “It was a tragedy,” Emma Glick ’17 said. “I have friends who go to that club, so ...

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act sparks controversy nationwide

Indiana governor Mike Pence

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

Protests broke out across the country last week in response to the state of Indiana’s passing of the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” a law intended to protect the free exercise of religion. The law that Governor Mike Pence signed allegedly permits any business to deny their service to gay or lesbian customers on the basis of their religious beliefs. The law, for...

LGBT voices growing louder with Day of Silence

LGBT voices growing louder with Day of Silence

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014

This year, the Staples Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will hold its 16th annual Day of Silence on May 2, 2014, a day signifying the silence members of the LGBT community endure due to bullying and harassment. “It is done really to commemorate all the people who have been silenced by those who will not ...

Silence Speaks Louder than Words

Silence Speaks Louder than Words

Emma Lederer, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

Walking through the hallways today, students noticed that everything was a bit more quiet, while all the more colorful. Students that participated in the Day of Silence were clad in rainbow bandannas and did not speak, in order to represent the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people who have ...

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