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Womens History Month graphic: female gender symbol

Shattering the glass ceiling: Women’s Month at Chico State

Carrington Power, Reporter // March 30, 2022

On a campus where half of the student body identifies as women, Chico State recognizes and facilitates events to celebrate women and their experiences, including programs that connect women and provide...

Photo credit: courtesy of GSEC

Second Annual Chico State Drag Show

Matthew Manfredi // October 3, 2016

Student, local and professional drag performers from all over Northern California will be taking a stroll across a t-shaped catwalk in the BMU Auditorium on Oct. 13 for the Second Annual Chico State Drag...

Emilee Hunt, womens program coordinator at the Gender & Equity Sexuality Center. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

GSEC films videos with focus on consent

Michaela Sundholm // November 14, 2014

One in five women on Chico State's college campus will be a victim of rape or attempted rape over the course of a five-year college career, according to the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center. One...

The Gender & Sexuality Equity Center interns Hyleen Renteria, left, and Erin Griffey run the table the first week. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

GSEC starts weekly Feminist Fridays event

Michaela Sundholm // October 18, 2014

Feminist Fridays is the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center’s new event held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday on Trinity Commons and will run until Dec. 5. The campaign is aimed to empower and support...

Emilee Hunt, Rachel Ward and Alex Dooley pose with a National Coming Out Day frame. Photo credit: Emily Conroy

Students discuss coming out

Amanda Rhine // October 11, 2014

[metaslider id=36600] Photographs by Emily Conroy The radiant sun on an 80 degree Friday illuminated the proud and smiling faces of those honoring the truth they've revealed to themselves and the...

Finding my pansexual identity

Finding my pansexual identity

Jessica Candela // August 24, 2014

I had my first crush on a boy when I was 2 years old. I had my first crush on a girl when I was 5 years old. I had my first crush on an individual who identifies as transgender when I was 19 years old....

Ashlley Martinez, a junior communication sciences and disorders major and president of Stop Trafficking of Persons, sports her STOP club shirt.Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Students host charity run to stop sex trade

Dominique Diaz // March 1, 2014

One campus organization believes that slavery still isn't abolished.Millions of women and children are trafficked for sex each year, according to the Aruna 5K website. The Aruna organization is an initiative...

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