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Brunei Anti-Gay Laws

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

April 30, 2019

Brunei is a small country in Southeast Asia, has recently been targeted for their anti-gay laws. However, people including celebrities, have spoken against these homophonic laws in hopes of seeking freedom for the LGBTQ community.   Brunei’s laws has taken steps back in history by allowing citi...

Anthony Rapp Accuses Kevin Spacey of Child Molestation

Jasmine Fernandez, Copy Editor

November 15, 2017

With some of Hollywood’s biggest names such as Harvey Weinstein and Woody Allen under fire for sexual assault allegations, Anthony Rapp accused Kevin Spacey of inappropriate conduct towards Rapp in 1986. 14 years old at the time, Rapp was invited by Spacey to his New York apartment where Spacey rep...

LGBT + GSA

LGBT + GSA

Aimee-Nicole, Staff Writer/Photographer

October 28, 2015

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender + community at Downey High School keeps growing, as a new club named LGBT+ is not the only club, but there is also the previously established club named GSA [Gay Straight Alliance].   “I’m excited to see it [the clubs] grow,” Mrs. Gilfilan, GS...

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