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Love and acceptance all around during this pride march. Photo credit: Mary Vogel

Chico State Queer Week ends with celebration

Alex Coba // October 14, 2019

As Queer Week drew to a close, both Gender & Sexuality Equity Coalition (GSEC) and The Hub Productions ended the week on a high note with the Pride march and The Coming Out party. Queer program...

A Chico Unified School District bus proves at the Chico Parade of Lights that creativity does not stop with light decorations as any vehicle or object can be used as well. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

The Orion’s weekly newscast Oct. 17

Alex Grant, Christian Solis, and Alejandra Fraga // October 18, 2018

On this week's newscast, six stories are recapped by anchors Christian Solis and Alejandra Fraga. The story headlines listed below are organized by the time they appear in the newscast. 1) City council...

(right to left) Panelists Cass Hernandez, Aldo Cruz, Gerson Cortes, Rachel Biccum and Seve Christian discuss how they navigate the intersection of their Latinx and LGBTQ identities. Photo credit: Bianca Quilantan

Students navigate being Latinx and LGBTQ

Bianca Quilantan // October 17, 2016

“It was something that was known, but never spoken about,” until the Gender and Sexuality Equity Center and the Chicano Latino Council led to a panel of Chico State students speaking about navigating...

Photograph by Shelby Keck
Chicoans gathered at Trinity Commons  for  a march in support of the LGBTQ+ community. The group proceeded downtown from the campus.

March celebrates coming out

Bill Hall // October 16, 2013

“Gay, straight, black, white — marriage is a civil right.” The chant echoed through the streets of downtown Chico on Friday as students and supporters marched for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender...

Chico State is taking back the word queer

Brooke Barnes // October 11, 2013

Chico State’s Queer Week put on by the Gender Sexuality and Equity Center is about recliaming the word queer and what it means to the individual. The word queer has been seen as hurtful and derogatory,...

Photograph by Norma Loya
Student Jose Mendoza and Chico community member Danielle Koss explain the term erasure used in the LGBTQ groups and how often times bisexuality is denied as an orientation because others speculate one can only be gay or straight. The What Does Queer Mean To You? panel was the first event of Queer Week at the CCLC on Monday night.

Panel discusses LGBTQ+ issues

Mozes Zarate // October 11, 2013

Members of the LGBTQ+ community presented a panel discussion in the Cross Cultural Leadership Center as part of Queer Week at Chico State Monday evening. The talk was coordinated by the Gender...

Queer Week to begin this Saturday

Queer Week to begin this Saturday

Lindsay Pincus // October 3, 2013

The annual Queer Week is happening from Oct. 5-11 at Chico State. The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center, the Stonewall Alliance and the university collaborated together to put on the events. Sarena...

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