Al Cusack

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Letter to the editor: A statement regarding Q&A/SAGA

This letter is in response to the recent rebranding of the Queer and Allied People’s Society. The society is now called Sexuality and Gender...

COMMENTARY: Survival

While waiting for the bus in the summer of 2018, I overheard a stranger talking about how trans people "ought to be hanged." His...

Inside an atypical brain

When I became curious about what it was like to be neurodiverse at St. Thomas University, I didn't expect to find anyone willing to...

Should all marginalized people bear the weight of advocacy?

Hello there. It’s Al. The campus queer activist. That’s who I am now. After spending so much time advocating for the St. Thomas University...

He said, she said, they said: You can call me “they”

It’s what grammar-fans fear, trans people are tired of and everyone else is just confused about: The Great Pronoun Debate. This is the name I’ve...

Commentary: Society never taught me I could find love too

My first date was on Nov. 16, 2015, at 6:30pm. We went to dinner at Naru downtown. I threw up in the bathroom because...
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