Marquette Wire

NBA center Jason Collins comes out as a gay man

Patrick Leary

April 30, 2013

Before Monday, most basketball fans knew Jason Collins as a journeyman NBA center who never reached his first-round pick potential. From Monday on, he’ll be known as the first active openly gay athlete in the four major American tea...

Student group focuses on LGBTQA issues at forum

Melanie Lawder

March 26, 2013

The Gender Sexuality Alliance “brought the rainbow” to Marquette at a forum Thursday to discuss issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally community. One of the most prominent topics of conversation...

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Smell’: Allow gays to openly serve in the military

Paco Nava

December 7, 2010

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) is the term describing our country’s standing law that prohibits the military from discovering or revealing closeted gays, lesbians and bisexual service personnel, while banning those who...

NAVA: Same-sex marriage is our generation’s great debate

Paco Nava

September 7, 2010

This summer, one song easily held radio waves and dance clubs ransom across the country. Katy Perry’s addictive “California Gurls” boasts the sunny, carefree lifestyle of the Golden Coast. But there was another pop culture...

MU rescinds dean offer to lesbian professor

William O'Brien

May 6, 2010

UPDATED STORY: “Wild admits mistake with Arts & Sciences dean offer” Marquette’s search for a College of Arts & Sciences dean has ended in controversy over the rescinding of an offer to a lesbian professor. ...