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California implements the first comprehensive transgender law for K-12 students

Anne Christensen

September 4, 2013

California became the first state to pass legislation allowing transgender K-12 students to choose restroom facilities and participate in physical education or sports based on their self-defined gender identity. Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1266, the “School Success and Opportunity Act” into l...

CSUN Tuesday Talks for LGBTQA community to resume this fall

The Tuesday Talks promotional poster. Photo credit: CSUN Pride Center

Michelle Dominguez

August 26, 2013

>>> CORRECTION: Pride Center coordinator named Sarina Loeb, not Sirina Loeb. The Pride Center will continue to host their weekly Tuesday Talks this fall semester. Tuesday Talks is an informal discussion group that allows students to chat about a variety of topics surrounding the Lesbian, Gay...

Students participate in May Day

Students participate in May Day

Charlie Kaijo

May 2, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Thousands of protesters gathered at the corner of Olympic Boulevard and Broadway Street to march in support of immigration reform Wednesday afternoon. The march began around noon and headed toward Paseo de la Plaza. Several groups attended including workers advocates, labor unions, LGBTQ org...

Fagbug comes to CSUN to help students understand hate speech

Fagbug comes to CSUN to help students understand hate speech

Michelle Reuter

April 26, 2013

By John Saringo-Rodriguez April 25th, 2013 Section: News - Photos Erin Davies, Fagbug owner and LGBTQ activist, and Sarina Loeb, USU Pride Center and LGBTQ Initiatives Coordinator and organizer of the Fagbug event, stand beside the Fagbug, which has traveled over 250,000 miles across the U....

LGBTQ individuals discuss their experiences with immigration law

Jason Gallaher

April 15, 2013

Multiple CSUN departments came together Monday night to host the “I Am Also Undocumented” presentation, a discussion on the ways in which Asian Pacific Islander and LGBTQ communities are affected by immigration law. Dr. Martha Escobar, a professor of Chicana/o studies, said the event includes commun...

CSUN celebrates the official grand opening of the Pride Center

CSUN celebrates the official grand opening of the Pride Center

Jennifer Luxton

September 27, 2012

  Updated with additional information and quotes. After two years of student activism and planning, CSUN's LGBTQ community has a new home. The USU celebrated the grand opening of its Pride Center Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony, making it the first official location for LGBTQ r...

Students honored for work with LGBTQ community

Susan Murray

April 28, 2010

Two men were honored at the Wong-Sayaman Equality Award for 2010 for their work with the LGBTQ community. The award was announced at the Queer Studies Spring Lecture Series on March 30. Kevin Zemlicka was recognized for his work on the “Positive Space-Ally Project” (a program which facilitates understanding of common LGBTQ terms, questions and ally experiences) and Erik Mata for his co...

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