Strength in Colors
Nearly a million people, donning rainbow clothing, body paint and balloons, packed San Francisco’s streets for its 46th annual LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade on June 26. The event began in 1970 and serves to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots against police raids on queer spaces and to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community….
Just when Americans thought the country had rid itself of involuntary servitude, the prison-industrial complex was born. Since colonial slavery was abolished in 1865, many people are still unaware that language in the U.S. Constitution’s 13th Amendment allows slavery to continue. The Amendment declares that…
UC Policy Makes Bathrooms All-Gender
In an effort to make university campuses a more inclusive space for LGBTQ identified students, UC President Janet Napolitano announced the UC-wide conversion of all single-stall restrooms into all-gender restrooms, as well as allowing students to include a preferred name on campus records with their…
India Paves the Way to Gender Progress
India’s Supreme Court officially recognized the addition of a “third-gender” category in a landmark ruling on April 15, bringing LGBT international attention in the media. Judges and lawmakers in the U.S. should pick up the pace.
Youths Break Silencing Effect of Bullying
“Love is love!” yelled teens as cars honked in solidarity. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth and allies gathered to share their experiences of oppression and progress.
Slugs in the Spolight: Abbott’s Open Arms Support Queer Community
Deborah Abbott, director of the Cantú Queer Resource Center shares her personal experience as a heterosexually married lesbian and how such experiences have helped her communicate and counsel many struggling queer students and staff.