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Hearts Not Parts: A Transgender Perspective

Gabriela Rodriguez

November 18, 2014

On Point looks at the transgender community, and how it identifies itself in terms of gender and sexuality in the midst of a society that doesn't always understand it. CSUN's Pride Center is hosting TransAwareness Week from Nov. 13 through Nov. 20 to address that issue, and Pride Center Coordinator Sarina...

Proud to Be…National Coming Out Day

Proud to Be...National Coming Out Day

Gabriela Rodriguez

October 13, 2014

http://youtu.be/HuADUtqaVSo Proud to Be National Coming Out Day is a celebration put together by the Pride Center to bring a fun and social environment for the LGBTQ community. Produced by Delmy Moran (contributor)

Guest speaker says transgender research is biased

Guest speaker says transgender research is biased

Vera Castaneda

November 19, 2013

At the Trans Awareness Week event “Rethinking Trans,” Dr. Rachel Levin emphasized the biases in past transgender scientific research in an effort to help students depend less on science in terms of claiming identity. Levin, a Pomona College associate professor, began her research regarding transgen...

LGBTQ students celebrate National Coming Out Day at Variety Fair

LGBTQ students celebrate National Coming Out Day at Variety Fair

Andrew Martinez

October 14, 2013

On National Coming Out Day, which is Oct. 11, CSUN’s Pride Center welcomed students to share their coming out stories at the Express Yourself Variety Show. An “Express Yourself” room was provided which featured a timeline of major historical events within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Q...

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 celebrates diversity at Rainbow Graduation

CSUN celebrates diversity at Rainbow Graduation

John Saringo-Rodriguez

May 20, 2013

CSUN’s Rainbow Graduation brought the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allied (LGBTQA) community together Monday afternoon to celebrate academics and diversity.  Family, friends and faculty gathered at the Northridge Center in the University Student Union (USU) to support the 26 g...

A.S. hosts transgender workshop at weekly meeting

A.S. hosts transgender workshop at weekly meeting

Taylor Villescas

April 26, 2013

Associated Students attended a Trans Workshop Friday in the Thousand Oaks Room of the University Student Union. The workshop, run by Pride Center peer mentor Cadence Valentine, discussed issues in the transgender community and proper etiquette and language to be used with a transgender person. “Th...

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....

A.S. hopes to help students improve their writing

Taylor Villescas

April 5, 2013

CLARIFICATION: The policy for spring break states that the break cannot occur during Cesar Chavez day or overlap. Spring break can happen before or after the holiday. Associated Students passed a resolution that will allow transgender students to give a preferred name on all CSUN related documents an...

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...

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