The Renegade Rip

‘Resist’ a word to live by

‘Resist’ a word to live by

May 3, 2017

It makes me so sad that this is going to be my final column. This has made me so happy being able to write about these topics all semester. During the...

Removing the labels of identity

Removing the labels of identity

March 30, 2017

You know what’s really frustrating? Labels! They are so stifling because people literally always only associate you with your label. Whether that label...

Rising up against my doubt

Rising up against my doubt

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

March 1, 2017

I think most would agree that I am confident in my sexuality. Why wouldn’t I? It’s who I am. However, that hasn’t always been the case. There were...

The holy land of equality

The holy land of equality

J.R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 16, 2017

I jokingly say that my husband and I made a pilgrimage to New York City to visit the holy-gay landmark of The Stonewall Inn, referring to the trip most...

Column: Making love last forever

Column: Making love last forever

J,R. Hensley, Photo Editor

February 1, 2017

I am certain I have shared numerous times that my husband and I have been together for 13 years. I boast the number because in the gay community, we...

Column: The true gay agenda

Column: The true gay agenda

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

December 2, 2016

Here it is. The final article of the semester and the last for my gay agenda (I think.) I never thought I would get here. Hell, for a good chunk of it...

Column: Shades of gray in sexuality

Column: Shades of gray in sexuality

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

November 16, 2016

I am going to let you in on another secret, there are certain places around town where men who love men can get together for momentary trysts. Oh, you...

Column: We have image issues too

Column: We have image issues too

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

November 6, 2016

I am going to let you in on a little secret. A good bulk of the gay community is very image conscious. I know, shocker, but I am sure that there are those...

Column: Ditching gender roles

Column: Ditching gender roles

J.R. Hensley, Reporter

October 5, 2016

My husband is amazing. Truly. He is the voice of calm reason against my neurotic, crazy mentality that seems to tear through things like a tornado. ...

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