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The legacy of the Stonewall riots

The Stonewall timeline and exhibit included some photos from the Stonewall riots in 1969 Photo credit: Danielle Kessler

Danielle Kessler

October 14, 2019

A new exhibit at Chico State celebrates the importance of the Stonewall riots to the LGBTQ+ rights movement. Accompanying the Gender and Sexuality Equity Coalition's Queer Week, this exhibit showcases a timeline of the movement and its evolution.The timeline begins in 1924 when the first gay rights or...

Chico Stonewall Alliance: Another Resource for the the LGBTQ+ Community

Carolyn Allen

October 1, 2019

Founded in 1990 and located on East 6th Street, Stonewall Alliance Chico is a nonprofit organization that provides an array of services and support for the LGBTQ+ community. Open Monday to Friday from noon to 6 p.m. the goal of the center is to cultivate a safe, open and inclusive environment for membe...

Chico Pride festival encourages sustainability and reflects on history

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

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 celebrated Pride in Chico. Chico Pride is a four-day schedule that started last Thursday. The...

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