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Queer community make themselves known

Queer community make themselves known

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Campus, Features

On March 3 and 4, CSUEB students, universities, nonprofit organizations, a plethora of 18 to mid-20-year-olds and parents entered the New Union at Cal State East Bay’s Hayward campus armed with goodie bags filled with notebooks, pens, brochures and plastic water bottles for the 2nd annual Queer Confer...

California schools diversify curriculum

California schools diversify curriculum

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
July 27
Filed under Metro, Showcase

Lessons about the accomplishments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans and people with disabilities will be added to California public school curriculum, beginning with second grade textbooks. On July 14, the California State Board of Education, which has 11 members, voted unanimously...

Orlando at forefront of SF Pride

Orlando at forefront of SF Pride

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
June 29
Filed under Metro

Metal detectors marked every entrance and bag sizes were scrutinized down to the inch at San Francisco’s annual Gay Pride Celebration last weekend, according to a celebration security report. The statement also disclosed a list of prohibited items, including weapons, portable speakers and e-cigaret...

Vigil in SF’s Castro mourns Orlando massacre victims

Vigil in SF’s Castro mourns Orlando massacre victims

Evan Sernoffsky, Lizzie Johnson and Nanette Asimov,
San Francisco Chronicle
June 22
Filed under Metro

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando comes as the Bay Area prepares for huge Pride celebrations, including this month’s San Francisco event that is expected to draw about a million people into the city. The LGBT community’s pride has grown alongside rising acceptance of same-sex marriage...

New X-Files, Old Perspectives

Casey Peuser,
Contributor
February 15
Filed under Blog

When I heard that Shangela Laquifa Wadley, of Rupaul’s Drag Race fame, was set to guest star on the newest reboot of The X-Files, needless to say, I was excited. Shangela is like the little sister of drag queens: she’s annoying, and she never seems to go away, but you love her anyway. That said, her ...

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
February 10
Filed under Campus

For the transgender community, bathroom selection can be tough. Most bathrooms are designated for either men or women; however, Cal State East Bay has started to buck the trend, somewhat. The Diversity and Inclusion Student Center will hold an informative session and play a documentary about the...

It’s ok to be uncomfortable with PDA

It’s ok to be uncomfortable with PDA

Bryan Cordova, Managing Editor
February 20
Filed under Opinion

With support growing for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Ally, or LGBTQIA community across media platforms, I can’t help but notice how many TV shows like “Scandal,” “Elementary,” and “The Originals,” display same sex affections on a regular basis. It makes me ...

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