The Orion

Pride March gives participants a voice in Chico’s community

Several Pride Marchers with their queer week posters. Photo credit: Keelie Lewis

Alex Coba

October 14, 2018

Cars could be heard honking as marchers chanted, “Our queer rights are under attack, what do we do," in the streets of downtown Chico. The participants were walking in the Pride March Friday, that was led by the Gender & Sexuality Equity Coalition (GSEC) as a part of “Queer Week." The march...

Students advocate for LGBTQ equality

First-year biology major Sophia Balme (right) and first-year business administration major Tyler Wallace (left), take advantage of the Pride-themed interactive photo booth. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 13, 2016

"We All Beat with One Pulse" is the theme of Chico State's Queer Week this year.Named in remembrance of the attack on Pulse Night Club in Orlando, earlier this year, the event is a way to educate, unite and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Chico State."Queer Week sheds light on issues that still need ...

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