The Pioneer

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Orlando at forefront of SF Pride

Orlando at forefront of SF Pride

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

June 29, 2016

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...

Orlando nightclub shooting: 50 killed, 53 injured; gunman identified as Omar Mateen

Orlando nightclub shooting: 50 killed, 53 injured; gunman identified as Omar Mateen

Christal Hayes, Gal Tziperman Lotan, and Matt Pearce

June 12, 2016

The United States suffered the worst mass shooting in its modern history early Sunday morning when 50 people were killed and 53 injured in Orlando, Fla., after a gunman stormed into a packed gay nightclub, officials said. The gunman was killed by a SWAT team after taking hostages at Pulse, a popular...

Chabot College welcomes LGBTQ

Chabot College welcomes LGBTQ

June 9, 2016

The 22nd annual Gay Prom was held at Chabot College in Hayward on Saturday night. Attendees were encouraged to wear attire that went with the beach theme created by organizers. Project Eden’s Lamda Youth Project provides services to young people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender....

Reclaiming Latino and Latina

Reclaiming Latino and Latina

Marquis Jaramillo,
Contributor

May 5, 2016

At a recent  “Una Noche de Poesia” event in the Diversity Center at Cal State East Bay, the aroma of café y pan dulce — coffee and sweet bread — filled the dimly-lit room. The evening was dedicated to the work of a unique group of poesia y artistas — poets and artists — who are part of a ...

Hate crime victims remembered

Hate crime victims remembered

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor

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 Action Committee commemorates this day by honoring those who have lost their lives by post...

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