The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Editorial | In light of new anti-LGBTQ laws, skip your summer vacation to Florida

Editorial | In light of new anti-LGBTQ laws, skip your summer vacation to Florida

By The Pitt News Editorial Board May 23, 2023
Students should avoid traveling to Florida this summer both for their safety and to show solidarity with the queer community affected by new state laws.
Professor Deirdre McCloskey.

Deirdre McCloskey discusses upcoming debate with Michael Knowles, criticizes petition to cancel event

By Madison Dean, Senior Staff Writer March 30, 2023
Deirdre McCloskey is set to debate “transgenderism and womanhood” with Michael Knowles in the coming weeks. She said it will likely be a “silly debate” but thinks it's important to speak against Knowles’ desire for the government to intervene in family decisions, including those that involve the transitioning and protection of transgender children.
Attendees march Downtown during the Pittsburgh Pride Revolution March & Parade on Saturday.

Opinion | The right is trying to eradicate queer futurity under the guise of protecting children

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, Staff Columnist March 19, 2023
For LGBTQ+ people in America, 2022 marked a year filled with fear and uncertainty as the right introduced a record number of anti-LGBTQ+ bills. In 2023, these anxieties spiked as some of these proposed bills turned into reality.
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