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Chico State Pride hosts Coming Out dance party

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 Week at Chico State, Chico State Pride (CSP) in conjunction with The Hub Productions, celebrated the act of com...

How to ease a friend’s coming out process

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 would have, or not have, happened when I was coming out to people. 1. Say thank you. I just place...

‘In the closet’: A fate worse than death

‘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 and shame, they picked “in the closet,” as if I had just spent half of my life hanging out in the dark w...

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