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A Coming Out party was held in the Hub. Photo credit: Alex Coba

Chico State Pride hosts Coming Out dance party

Alex Coba // October 12, 2018

The lights were strobing, balloons were bouncing and people were busting a move to the likes of Lady Gaga and Madonna, all to celebrate a very important moment in an LGBTQ+ member's life.As part of Queer...

Illustration by Trevor Moore

How to ease a friend’s coming out process

Joseph Rogers // March 29, 2015

For me, the early days of coming out were a nerve-wracking and stressful ordeal. There really are very few ways to know how any given person may react to the news. Here are a few things I wished...

Illustration by Madison Holmes

‘In the closet’: A fate worse than death

Zachary Phillips // October 11, 2014

I’ve hated the word “closet” ever since I learned it was more than a place for storing shoes. Of all the phrases people could have conjured to describe hiding one’s sexuality out of fear...

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