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A group of local teens display their LGBTQ+ pride Saturday.

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

August 27, 2018

Various community members united for the Stonewall Chico Pride 2018 at the downtown plaza Saturday morning to support sustainable practices. The celebration marked the 24th year the Stonewall Alliance...

Elena Rose Vera was the first speaker at the fifth annual trans conference. She spoke on the rich history of trans people. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Chico State Gender and Sexuality Equity Center hosts fifth annual Trans Conference

Josh Cozine // April 15, 2018

The theme of the fifth annual Trans Conference, "Existence is Resistance," was reflected by a variety of speakers Saturday on campus. The conference took place in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium...

Stonewall Alliance put on the dance at First Christian Church Saturday night from 7-10 p.m. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Stonewall Alliance hosts teen dance for Trans week

Josiah Nicholl // April 8, 2018

Stonewall Alliance, an organization committed to providing support for the LGBTQ community, partnered with CAVE on Saturday to host a free dance for teens. The Stonewall Trans Week Team Dance lasted from...

Dana Daniell, a long-time attendee of Chico Pride. Photo credit: Jae Siqueiros

Chico Pride returns to celebrate LGBTQ community

Cassandra Porter and Jae Siqueiros // August 24, 2016

Rainbow colors, booming music and smiling faces filled the Chico City Plaza this Saturday afternoon for the Pride Festival. The event was hosted by the Chico Stonewall Alliance, a non-profit agency committed...

Chico Pride featured a drag performance in the fountain Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Chico shows its Pride

Kyla Linville // August 22, 2016

Stonewall Alliance Center presented the 26th annual Chico Pride Festival on Saturday with the theme “Let’s Go Together." About 100 vendors from different businesses, cultures and religions...

Community members upset by Mormon guest appearance

Whitney Urmann // August 26, 2015

One community organization, Mormons Building Bridges, maintained a booth at Chico Pride, spurring a few Pride attendees to express their frustration to Stonewall Alliance Center for allowing the group...

San Francisco performer, Mahlae, comes out to Chico Gay Prides Variety Show Friday night. Photo credit: Emily Teague

Chico Pride attendees ashamed of Mormon vendor

Jenice Tupolo // August 24, 2015

Stonewall Alliance, a local non-profit organization, celebrated its 25th anniversary of Chico Pride this weekend. Although the event was intended to be all-inclusive, some attendees were offended by one...

Trans Week art show to give insight to trans experience

Greta Gordon // March 13, 2015

Stonewall Alliance has always been a place for people of the LGBTQ+ community to express themselves, and now they can through a whole new medium: art. To kick off its Trans* Week celebration, Stonewall...

Conner Wenzel (left) facilitates the transgender support group at the Stonewall Alliance Center and Ian Ruddell works as the Outreach and Education Coordination. The center is marking its 25th anniversary this year. Photo credit: Dj Morris

Transgender advocates support LGBTQ+ community

Dj Morris // January 24, 2015

Chico's Stonewall Alliance Center is celebrating and reflecting upon 25 years of acceptance, strength and support for individuals in the community. The center helps and provides resources for the...

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