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Girls will be allowed in the Boy Scouts — and that’s good

Girls will be allowed in the Boy Scouts — and that’s good
March 7, 2018

For over a century, the gender equality movement has been pushing for changes to allow women to have equal opportunity in the workplace, in education and beyond. That push is now happening in the Boy Scouts. In...

Protests erupt in SF over proposed transgender military ban

Protests erupt in SF over proposed transgender military ban
July 31, 2017

On July 26, 2017, hours after President Donald Trump tweeted his plan to ban transgender people to serve in any military, a protest was organized by members of the LGBTQI community in San Francisco’s...

Somewhere over this rainbow

Somewhere over this rainbow
July 5, 2017

At the risk of fulfilling the stereotype, lately I’ve found myself identifying with the great Judy Garland in wishing that I, like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, was somewhere over the rainbow. By ‘rainbow,’...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
May 10, 2017

In response to the article “Campus Sees Rising Tension in 2017:" I was there for the whole protest. I was with the DISC staff when they decided to protest, when they wanted to make signs, and I walked...

Queer community make themselves known

Queer community make themselves known
March 15, 2017

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...

Oakland Pride to close out the summer

Oakland Pride to close out the summer
August 24, 2016

Every six months, Oakland’s Queer Gym staff hosts a queer sensitivity program, in which local community members and personal trainers have the opportunity to ask awkward or uncomfortable questions about...

California schools diversify curriculum

California schools diversify curriculum
July 27, 2016

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...

New X-Files, Old Perspectives

February 15, 2016

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...

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom

Students, staff push for all gender bathroom
February 10, 2016

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...

It’s ok to be uncomfortable with PDA

It’s ok to be uncomfortable with PDA
February 20, 2015

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,”...

Hate crime victims remembered

Hate crime victims remembered
November 20, 2014

Today is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day set aside to remember victims of hate crimes due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice. On campus a group called the Transgender Inclusive...

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