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Ryan standing next to his favorite piece

Featured Artist: BFA student Ryan Ramos

Rayanne Painter and Hana Beaty // November 5, 2019

The BS-O Gallery at Chico State is a space for art students to celebrate, showcase and most importantly, share their stories through their artwork created by the end of their fine arts education. This...

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...

Campus Elections and LGBTQ+ Conference on The Orion Newscast 4/17/19

Christian Solis, Visuals Editor // April 17, 2019

Students are voting for student leaders to represent them in the Associated Students, we've got what you need to know about the presidential candidates. The Queer & Trans week conference and their...

There were many members working the event and ensuring that students and speakers had a tremendous experience, on Saturday. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

GSEC hosts second day of queer and trans conference

Rayanne Painter // April 17, 2019

The second day of the trans and queer conference was hosted by the Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition on Saturday in the Bell Memorial Union. This conference was the first of many events to kick off...

Kehlani is an open bisexual artist. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Refinery29)

Playlist: 11 songs from talented LGBTQ+ musicians

Rayanne Painter // April 2, 2019

As a queer woman, I often relate more to music made by queer artists.I jam out to many songs made by folks outside of the LGBTQ+ community as well, but these songs and artists hold a special place in my...

Activists carry a LGBT flag. Photo credit: Getty Images - Ted Aljibe

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...

Community members attend GSEC's annual LGBTQ+ conference at the Bell Memorial Union auditorium, which was decorated for the event. Photo credit: Stephanie Schmieding

GSEC hosts 7th annual LGBTQ+ conference

Stephanie Schmieding // December 12, 2014

At first glance LGBTQ+ looks as if it’s only an acronym. However, the Gender & Sexuality Equity Center aimed to humanize the multidimensional elements of its identity with its seventh annual...

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