Crash Course on LGBTQIA+ Terminology

SCOTIE WILCHER We’ve covered this topic before at the Salemite in this section, however, given that this is our first article of the year, we thought a refresher might be in order. Let’s talk about terminology. The basics; sex, gender and sexuality. Though society may try to tie them together, they are completely unrelated. Sex […]

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LGBTQIA+ An Educational Series: Gender Identity vs Sexual Orientation

By Scotie Wilcher and Savi Ettinger This is an educational series meant to distribute information about subjects of sexuality and gender orientations. This month’s topic is the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity and how they intersect! As the idea of intersectionality begins to gain popularity, more and more people have started to educate […]

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Asexual & Agender

LGBTQ+: An Educational Series By Sarah Vick      Earlier in the fall, The Salemite covered the first six letters of the LGBTQIA+ initialism. Now we are continuing our journey through the alphabet with definitions provided by the Gender Equity Resource Center at the University of California at Berkeley. This is the third installment of an […]

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Sexy Suzy: Let’s Talk Pronouns (September 2014)

Hello my dears. You know what’s really sexy? Using proper pronouns: Her, Him, Shim, They, Xe, Thon, Jee, Jeir, Jem, Ve, Zhe, Zher, Zhim. Before you scratch your head and say “what?” let me explain a lil’. Even though Salem identifies as a women’s college, not all the students identify as female. While this subject […]

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