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Alan Turing: How a Gay Man Revolutionized Technology

By Catherine Basil Computer science, mathematical biology, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence as we know them today would not exist without the great contributions of renowned mathematician and scientist Alan Turing, who was also a member of the LGBTQ community. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Turing took an interest in math and science… Continue reading Alan Turing: How a Gay Man Revolutionized Technology

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Allen Young and the Gay Rights Movement

By Naomi Canny For years, the LGBTQ+ community has lacked and still lacks the representation given to other groups – but author and journalist Allen Young sought to change that. In an interview with The Advocate, Young discusses his memoir “Left, Gay, and Green.” Young reveals that he came out as gay as a teenager… Continue reading Allen Young and the Gay Rights Movement

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The impact of a high school Pride Club

By Sofia Pham High school junior Katie Vierling, at just 17 years old, is a local leader - she’s found herself as president of the growing community of LGBT teens at Seven Lakes High School.  The SLHS Pride Club, according to Vierling, garners around 15 members per weekly meeting. Although they’re a small organization, their… Continue reading The impact of a high school Pride Club

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Freeze Frame: Inside the Lives of the LGBT Homeless in Houston’s Busy Streets

By Sofia Pham *Name has been changed to protect the identity of the subject. An invitation to the Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Austin. A foundational high school plan focusing on cuisine. For a 12 year old boy in Aldine, Texas, becoming a chef was a one-way ticket out of a home with an… Continue reading Freeze Frame: Inside the Lives of the LGBT Homeless in Houston’s Busy Streets