The Washburn Review

LGBT Rights History: A Timeline

Ali Dade

October 18, 2016

The Society for Human Rights is founded by Henry Gerber in Chicago in December of 1924. This was the first gay rights organization recognized in the United States. It also produced the first American publication for the LGBT com...

Cruz vs Caitlyn Jenner over transgender rights

Brian Cervantez

April 28, 2016

Ted Cruz has made it into the news regarding the controversy surrounding transgender rights. Caitlyn Jenner has recently spoken out against Cruz, in reference to what he has said.Cruz thinks that the current bathroom laws that are...

Topeka Pride unveils new billboard and events

Mark Feuerborn

September 7, 2015

LGBTQ rights organization Topeka Pride unveiled a new billboard at 21st and Western Avenue, on Monday, August 31, at 5:30 pm. The billboard features the new Topeka Pride logo, as well as upcoming events hosted by Topeka Pride.Top...

Pride movie on August 26th

August 20, 2015

Based on a true story, the film "Pride" depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British Miners Strike of 1984.At first the Mineworkers were reluctant to accept the group’s sup...