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The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The student news site of Coral Gables Senior High School

CavsConnect

The state of Florida is reversing the advancements made towards LGBTQ rights with a new bill denying the right to speak on matters pertaining the community.

Florida House Committee: “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Jasmine Rizo, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

While the state of Florida is known to be the home of a diverse demographic, there has been a recent bill passed targeting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer + community. The Parental Rights...

The Iowa Bill, along with Floridas Dont Say Gay bill, is yet another piece of legislation attempting to limit LGBTQ+ rights.

Homophobia and Transphobia on the Rise in Legislation: The Iowa Bill

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

The United States has seen an uptick in homophobia and transphobia, particularly on the government’s end. Legislative houses across the nation have attempted, and sometimes succeeded, in passing bills...

LGBTQ+ candidates make history by being elected to the government in 2020.

2020 Elections: LGBTQ+ Elected to Congress Make History

Daphne Renoux, Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Records have been set this year by members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning+ community who have been elected to United States government offices. Sarah McBride, Mondaire...

Hallmark took down a commercial made by the wedding planning website, Zola, due to One Million Moms boycott.

Hallmark Pulls Same-Sex Ad Amidst Controversy

Nataly Leiva and Stephanie Andrade December 24, 2019

Early in the week of Dec. 16, the famous media company Hallmark Channel aired a commercial by Zola, a wedding planning company, that included a marriage of a same-sex couple. One Million Moms, a branch...

Alejandra Agredo was an inspiration and brought so much positivity to the community. After passing away, she will be remembered by Cavaliers for her activism and kindness.

In Memory of Alejandra Agredo

Sofia Cruz , Staff Writer December 6, 2019

A devastating turn of events recently caused Gables to lose one of its brightest Cavaliers. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, Bryan "Alejandra" Agredo passed away at the age of seventeen when she was hit by a train...

Protesters attending the Straight Pride Parade to oppose the participants views, in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

Straight Pride Parade: Bigotry in Our Own Backyard

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, 2019, a "Straight Pride Parade" was held in the streets of Boston. This parade was created because a certain group of heterosexuals felt as if they were "not accepted" and straight people need...

Dumbledore and Grindelwald were recently disclosed to have been in love, author J.K. Rowling said in an interview.

J.K. Rowling’s Latest Character Update

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer April 6, 2019

The Harry Potter franchise is one of the most successful book and film series of all time, catapulting its creator J.K. Rowling into global fame. Her social influence is nearly unmatched by other authors,...

This image is considered the logo for those against gay conversion therapy.

Should Conversion Therapy be Legal?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer February 16, 2019

Conversion therapy, a method of indoctrinating a person in hopes of changing their sexual orientation, is an outdated practice that has recently been called into question. A Tampa judge partially blocked...

Love, Simon: This Years Must-Watch Film

Love, Simon: This Year’s Must-Watch Film

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer April 18, 2018

Release Date: March 16, 2018 Director: Greg Berlani Starring: Nick Robinson (Simon Spier), Josh Duhamel (Jack Spier), Jennifer Garner (Emily Spier), Katherine Langford (Leah Burke) Our...

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