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Students navigate being Latinx and LGBTQ

Students navigate being Latinx and LGBTQ

Bianca Quilantan

October 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

“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 the intersections of LGBTQ identities and being Latinx as a part of Queer Week. Latinx is a gender-neutral...

March celebrates coming out

March celebrates coming out

Bill Hall

October 15, 2013


Filed under News

“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 and queer rights. The pride march, held on National Coming Out Day, was one of the fina...

Chico State is taking back the word queer

Brooke Barnes

October 10, 2013


Filed under Features

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, said Serena Kirk, a senior multicultural gender studies major and coordinator for the GSEC. Kirk...

Panel discusses LGBTQ+ issues

Panel discusses LGBTQ+ issues

Mozes Zarate

October 10, 2013


Filed under News

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 and Sexuality Equity Center and Associated Students LGBQT+ program. Panelists were joined by a crowd of students and community activists. “The panel allows st...

Queer Week to begin this Saturday

Queer Week to begin this Saturday

Lindsay Pincus

October 2, 2013


Filed under News

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 Kirk, senior women’s studies and sociology major and LGBTQ+ program coordinator for the Gender and Sexuality Equ...

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