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Queer Prom offers music, dancing and inclusivity

Guests dancing on the dance floor during GSEC's Second Annual Queer Prom Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Angel Ortega

April 22, 2019

The second annual Queer Prom, organized and promoted by Chico State’s Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition (GSEC), was hosted on Saturday at the Bell Memorial Union. Queer Prom was held as part of Gender and Sexuality Week, in which GSEC puts on many inclusive events for the LGBTQ community and their...

Evangelist preachers debate with students on Trans Remembrance Day

A student rallies support from onlookers at the Marketplace Cafe watching evangelist activist

Natalie Hanson

April 20, 2019

Two evangelist activists from The Campus Ministry USA came to Chico State and performed an open-air "preach-in" about sexuality and Christianity to a group of students at the BMU Friday. The first activist, who identified herself as "Sister Myrna," began in front of the Marketplace Cafe at around ...

First Queer Prom offers free dance, entertainment and community

GSEC coordinators hosted the first ever Queer Prom at Chico State. Photo credit: Deisi Aguirre

Alejandra Fraga

March 4, 2018

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center (GSEC) organized and brought to campus its first queer prom dance Saturday at the BMU auditorium. The event consisted of drag show performances, dance performances and DJ performances conducted by KCSC Radio. Free desserts and non-alcoholic drinks were provided as well."My hopes in putting on this event w...

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