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States free to interpret Title IX against transgender students

still of the gender inclusive bathrooms in the Oasis center

Nathan Hickling

March 7, 2017

In May of 2016, the U.S. Justice Department, under the direction of former Attorney General Eric Holder, announced that Title IX of the Educational Attainments Act of 1972 applied to transgender students. Students may be familiar with Title IX, which states that “No person in the United States s...

Matador News: April 28th, 2015

Matador News: April 28th, 2015

Matador News

April 28, 2015

A massive earthquake in Nepal leaves 4600 people dead; more than 400 decomposing bodies are found in a northwestern Nigerian town, and Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender. Anchors: Ayo Adelaja, Yasmin Amirani, Frankie Benkovic and Janelle Rodriguez Producers: Alexi Chidbachian...

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...

‘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...

LGBTQA students learn teamwork skills at retreat

LGBTQA students learn teamwork skills at retreat

John Saringo-Rodriguez

November 18, 2013

As a diverse group of CSUN students made an abrupt stop beside Lake Webb, the rush of wind caused ripples in the water to take shape. It is tradition for CSUN’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance (LGBTQA) to host a retreat every semester. “One of the purposes of this retreat is t...

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...

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...

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...

Don’t boycott Girl Scout cookies

Hansook Oh

February 13, 2012

Joelle Katz Social media editor Would you like to buy some  Girl Scout cookies? Before you say no, read ahead. Recently, a teenager from Ventura County appeared in a YouTube video promoting a boycott of Girl Scout cookies after a troop in Colorado admitted a 7-year-old transgender child into...

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