The Wayne Stater

Be yourself with PRIDE

Emmalee Scheibe, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Morgan Bentley, the president of PRIDE for the 2015-2016 school year, wants students to know that the group provides “a place where people can go and just be themselves, without any judgment.” Recognized by the WSC student...

A monumental decision: Nebraska lifts ban on gay marriage

Laura Anderson for The Wayne Stater

March 4, 2015

On Monday, March 2, U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon made a monumental move by abolishing Nebraska’s ban on gay marriage. But the victory was short-lived. After Bataillon’s decision, some Nebraska state officials app...

Gender is more than just red and blue

Dirk Schnoes, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

In 1933, a man named Alfred Charles Kinsey became interested in different forms of sexual expression after having a conversation with a colleague at Indiana University. Primarily a biologist studying gall wasps, he quickly...

The courage in coming out of the closet

Megan Tomasiewicz for The Wayne Stater

February 19, 2014

When University of Missouri football player Michael Sam came out as gay, a magical thing happened. Nearly everyone important in his life, from Mizzou fans to his fellow players to President Obama—yes, the president—showed the...

PRIDE sponsors annual drag show

Alissa Woockman, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014

Remember those days dressing  up your little brother as a girl? You probably got in trouble. Soon you will get the opportunity to see some professionals and even some of your classmates dress as a different gender. Not jus...

Jim Fields’ “Flyover Country” is an LGBT dramedy set in the
Midwest. It focuses on the struggle of homosexual couples in a conservative area.

‘Flyover Country’

February 5, 2014