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Hallmark Pulls Same-Sex Ad Amidst Controversy

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

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 of the conservative American Family Association, published a petition and boycotted Zola’s commerc...

In Memory of Alejandra Agredo

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.

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 on the Tri-Rail tracks. Agredo was in her senior year of high school and had a bright future ahead of...

Straight Pride Parade: Bigotry in Our Own Backyard

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

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 to take back their place as the most common or "normal" sexuality. This state of mind comes from...

J.K. Rowling’s Latest Character Update

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

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, both through the decade-old characters from the series and Rowling's own social commentary. Rowling...

Should Conversion Therapy be Legal?

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

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Conversion therapy, a method of indoctrinating a person in hopes of changing their sexual orientation, is an outdated practice that has recently been called into question.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 a ban that was previously on it because of a lawsuit that was filed by a Christian legal advocacy...

Love, Simon: This Year’s 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 Rating: A++ MPAA Rating: PG-13 Throughout history, there has been a lack of LGBTQ+ representa...

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