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CSUN: Are You Aware? – Trans* Awareness Week

students relaxing in a lounge room

Kelcey Henderson

November 20, 2017

CSUN, are you aware that the California State University, Northridge's Pride Center kicked off Trans* Awareness Week from Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:00 pm to Monday, November 20, 2017 - 8:00 pm. This week gave students the opportunity to learn about the issues facing the trans community with a resource...

Trans Resource Fair promotes awareness

Gabriela Rodriguez

November 20, 2014

In celebration of Trans-Awareness week, CSUN students and faculty were invited to the fair and received information on CSUN's first queer sorority, how to practice safe sex and about T-FFED a recovering/healing space for tarns and gender diverse individuals struggling with eating disorders.

Breaking Bi Talk Poses Questions About Our Binary System

Macie Bennett

November 19, 2014

Bi can mean so much more than just a sexual orientation, it is a whole world of terms in existence to label society into a binary box. This is just one concept being challenged in one of many talks held during Trans Awareness Week. An intimate audience gathered to hear Orion Block, CSUN Pride Center...

Science, trans identity focus of debate during Trans Awareness Week

Candice Criss

November 18, 2014

The use and misuse of science and data in regards to transgender and transexual individuals was the topic of choice during the “Taking Trans Identity Back from Science” discussion on Monday in the USU’s Grand Salon room. This discussion was just one of the many events that will take place during...

National Coming Out Day celebrates identity

The Pride Center located at CSUN has hosted an event called National Coming Out Day to show support for the local LGBT community featuring games, snacks, arts/craft, and live entertainment. Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/Sundial

Michael Erazo

October 10, 2014

  >>CORRECTION: The original version of this story incorrectly listed Craft Corner as a coaster making workshop. CSUN celebrated National Coming Out Day in what resembled a carnival like atmosphere. The event was organized by the CSUN Pride Center and served as a place wher...

Students rise beyond the blues of depression and suicide at ‘Candlelight Vigil’

Students rise beyond the blues of depression and suicide at 'Candlelight Vigil'

Abigaelle Levray

November 21, 2013

The Beat the Blues and Trans Awareness Week hosted a combined candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives of those lost to suicide and to strengthen and encourage those who have experienced depression. Guest speaker, Finn McMillan spoke about his own depression and struggle to feel comfortable as a transgender man. McMillan, 23, was born with female sex ...

‘Transvisible’ documents love, acceptance within the life of a transgender activist

'Transvisible' documents love, acceptance within the life of a transgender activist

Roy Azoulay

November 20, 2013

In celebration of Trans Awareness week, the Chicano/a Studies Department, MeChA, F Word and CSUN’s Gender and Women Studies department hosted a film screening on Wednesday afternoon where they showed “Transvisible: the Bamby Salcedo story.” In the presence of Salcedo and the filmmakers themselves, ...

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...

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