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How the media takes advantage of a gay audience

How the media takes advantage of a gay audience

Jessie Imhoff

November 1, 2019

As our society becomes more progressive and accepting of the LGBT community, audiences have grown more accepting as well. Many viewers want diverse characters with experiences that reflect the world around them.However, many are still close-minded and against LGBT characters in the media. This has left ...

Queens, camera, action: Chico State’s 5th annual drag show

Queens, camera, action: Chico State’s 5th annual drag show

Danielle Kessler

October 14, 2019

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition held their fifth annual drag show Thursday night in the BMU auditorium. The show provided entertainment while shedding some light on issues within Chico’s queer community. The night started with a song and dance number by host Milian, called "Hip-Hop Extravaganza." Othe...

The Orion Newscast: New Paint & Joker Review

The Orion Newscast: New Paint & Joker Review

Christian Solis

October 9, 2019

https://youtu.be/9vGTj-M72Vw This week on The Orion Newscast, Butte Environmental Council commissions a new mural and our very own Angel Ortega reviews the controversial movie, Joker. Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter.

LGBTQ+ welcome reception kicks off the semester

LGBTQ+ welcome reception kicks off the semester

Emily Neria

September 18, 2019

A book swap of radical literature, community resource information and free pastries drew students and faculty to the Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition LGBTQ+ Welcome Reception on Friday.The purpose of the event, according to queer program coordinator and Chico State pride president Drew Gonzalez,...

‘The Future is Now’ gives young LGBTQ artists a platform

‘The Future is Now’ gives young LGBTQ artists a platform

Melissa Joseph

August 27, 2019

1078 Gallery partnered with Pedal Press, a Chico-based printing press company, to host an art show focused on giving LGBTQ youths the opportunity to showcase their talent on Sunday. The art exhibit was created by the Stonewall Youth Group, an organization geared towards giving LGBTQ youth a safe spac...

University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

University Housing’s Diversity Week challenges students to step outside their comfort zone

Brian Luong

November 6, 2018

University Housing’s The Hub will host a multitude of events which covers topics ranging from gender, LGBTQ pride and religious holidays to start off the first week of November. Diversity Week events will be hosted at different resident halls and at The Hub to encourage inclusivity and openness for all studen...

A guide to sexual orientations

A guide to sexual orientations

Kendall George

November 27, 2017

The basic sexual orientations that most people are familiar with are heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality. However, there are so many others that aren't talked about as much in schools or the media. All of these terms were resourced from the University of California, Santa Barbara's website. All of these sexual orientations are valid and should be more well known...

How queer folk can best support allies

How queer folk can best support allies

Alyssa Dunning

October 27, 2014

I've been fighting for LGBT+ rights my entire adult life. It isn't a choice for me, it is just the right thing to do. However, sometimes it feels like allies are treated more like enemies when they speak out of turn. Most of the animosity I've seen comes from the idea of privilege and the ass...

Students disagree over LGBT+ allyship

Alyssa Dunning

October 18, 2014

[View the story "What role should LGBT+ allies play?" on Storify]Leave comments or suggestions to keep the conversation going.Alyssa Dunning can be reached at [email protected] or @alyssadunning3 on Twitter....

‘Cat Bites: Gay athletes deserve to play

‘Cat Bites: Gay athletes deserve to play

Nicholas Woodard

February 15, 2014

This week I’ve been asking everyone I can about one particular sports story. The discussions that ensued have, for the most part, been entirely different from each other. Yet they have all revolved around the same, suddenly polarizing athlete — Michael Sam. The senior college football player and NFL hopeful from the...

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