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LGBTA brings performances and awareness to CSUN

Tanya Ramirez

February 16, 2012

With the recent repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and a U.S. Circuit Court ruling that California’s Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, CSUN’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Alliance is calling 2012 “the year of the queer.” On Feb. 22, LGBTA will host...

CSUN USU allocates space for three groups

Samantha Tata

April 26, 2011

University Student Union (USU) board of directors allocated space in the student union for a veterans’ resource center, bicycle co-op and an LGBTQ resource center, the representatives of which appeared in droves to the make their case before the board Monday. The tenants must submit a detailed p...

CSUN’s LGBTA hosts career conference

Sigourney B. Nuñez

March 30, 2011

CSUN’s LGBTA hosted a resource and career conference on Tuesday, the first of its kind on campus. With a culmination of amenities from the community and the university, the organization made efforts to spread awareness and gain recognition to have their own facility. Eighteen participants ma...

LGBTA members decorate Matador Walk in support of potential resource center

Alison Geller

February 15, 2011

Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Alliance (LGBTA)  were out in force yesterday decorating the Matador Walk in colorful sidewalk chalk in an attempt to generate awareness for a potential Queer Resource Center. The words “Support Queer Resource Center” and ...

Students hold ‘Die in’ to raise awareness of LGBT issues

Armando Ruiz

December 8, 2010

CSUN students held a “die in” inside the first and second floor of the Oviatt Library Tuesday afternoon to call attention to the recent suicides among the LGBT community. Participants fell to the ground to symbolize the deaths affecting the LGBT community. Organizers of the “die in” gave a speec...

LGBTA hosts 2nd annual ‘DRAGsquerade’ show

Dedee Verdin

November 21, 2010

"DRAGsquerade,” a production that flowed with high energy from talented CSUN students, transformed the USU Theater into a grand showcase Friday night. Sponsored by the LGBTA club at CSUN, the show was filled with a variety of singing and dancing acts which included an ode to Christina ...

Students to receive discounted VPAC tickets

Adria Brodie

November 2, 2010

The dean of arts, media and communication gave a special presentation Tuesday to A.S. members about the Valley Performing Arts Center (VPAC) and addressed senators’ questions regarding parking restrictions, promotions and student ideas for program events. Robert Bucker spoke about discounted tick...

Students show LGBT pride at National Coming Out Day

Adria Brodie

October 11, 2010

Minda Greenberg, a 24-year-old CSUN alumna, shared her coming-out story over a loud speaker Monday during National Coming Out Day. She said she came out to her mother three years ago about being bisexual, but just last night she came out to her entire family on Facebook. “During a...

LGBT community harrassed, according to Campus Pride study

Reanna Delgadillo

October 10, 2010

Junior Martel Okonji, 21, said he came to CSUN without any support group. “I came here with no support, no friends, anything,” said the sociology major. He said all that changed when he learned about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Alliance (LGBTA) on campus. Okonji said he received...

LGBTA wants queer resource center on campus

Adria Brodie

October 6, 2010

Along with supporters, LGBTA president asked the Associated Students (A.S.) for their support for a queer resource center on campus and for the recent suicides of gay teenagers. Martel Okonji, president of LGBTA, said he wanted A.S. to support their events to show students on campus that they are...

LGBTA receives funding from A.S.

Adria Brodie

September 1, 2010

  CSUN Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Alliance club received $1960 from A.S. to educate and entertain students about the LGBT community. LGBTA president Martel Okonji, 21, sociology major, addressed the Senate Tuesday and requested funds for multiple events including National Coming Out Day...

Students gather to celebrate National Coming Out Day

Jacky Guerrero

October 7, 2009

Members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Alliance (LGBTA) club stood under a rainbow of balloons at the Plaza del Sol on Wednesday to celebrate National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day is a yearly celebration on October 11 to promote awareness of gay, bisexual, lesbian and trans...

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