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Sac State celebrates transgender community with weeklong events

The PRIDE Center and Women's Resource Center will host the 2016 Transgender Awareness Week on campus from Nov. 14 to 20.
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Marissa Murcko

November 16, 2016

Sacramento State will host this year’s Transgender Awareness Week from Nov. 14 to 20 with various events like panel discussions and group meditations throughout the campus. The weeklong event will be hosted by the PRIDE Center and the Women’s Resource Center. On the event’s schedule, the...

Creative Queens pop-up art show celebrates women and equality

Jessica Hice

March 16, 2016

Sacramento State is celebrating Women’s “HerStory” for the entire month of March. Wednesday will explore “Woman Love” in the form of a pop-up art show in collaboration with the local art and culture community. Presented by the Sol Collective in Sacramento and the Women’s Resource Center on campus, the C...

Artist uses binary code to spark conversation

Chelsea Thompto's artwork uses a binary system of language for a non-binary conversation, on display at the Robert Ellis Gallery, Oct. 12, 2015.

Alyson Poveda

October 14, 2015

"Advancement to Candidacy," the current exhibit going on in the Robert Else Gallery, had its reception on Oct. 8. The artist, Chelsea Thompto, had the opportunity to hear from viewers about her latest work. The exhibit's intention was to start a conversation and answer questions about the issues ...

Mills College makes history

Alexis Atwood

September 11, 2014

Mills College, an all-women’s college in Oakland, has let history walk through its front doors as it is the first of the 119 single-sex colleges in the country to ever consider accepting transgender people.The school will be the only college allowing applicants to choose their gender as long as that choice...

Sacramento State strives to become more gender-inclusive

Cailin Jessup

February 19, 2014

In January, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California School Success and Opportunity Act, requiring all public schools to respect the identities of transgender and gender variant students, and to allow them to use the facilities and sports teams that align with their gender identities.Though the law do...

Sacramento State celebrates National Transgender Day of Remembrance

Jonathan Ayestas

November 25, 2013

Three Bay Area artists celebrated National Transgender Day of Remembrance at the Hinde Auditorium Nov. 20 through various art displays and a comedic book reading. The day of remembrance commemorates all transgender people who were murdered because of their identity, including the unsolved case of Rit...

Pride Center hosts safe zone training to increase LGBQT awareness

Kathleen Pizzo

September 19, 2013

The Sacramento State Pride Center will hold a public Safe Zone training Friday in the multicultural center to train people how to be an ally to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities. Safe zones, or places and people where LGBTQ and allied individuals can talk about their identiti...

Civil rights for transgender people

Jaime Carrillo

September 4, 2013

Every generation since America’s birth has crucified the previous one for being a little late to adapt to the new generation’s forward thinking, especially when it comes to social issues. Many transgender people are still widely misunderstood and under-represented, but with the new bill AB1266 they may fin...

Progressive fraternity establishes itself at Sac State

Progressive fraternity establishes itself at Sac State

Kaitlin Sansenbach

April 30, 2013

Unity, progression and brotherhood are the foundation of the Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity on campus; an all-male fraternity for gay, bisexual and progressive men. The 11 members of the Delta Lambda Phi Social Fraternity have found a haven of acceptance and equality through their brotherhood. T...

Pride Center holds forum on the role of LGBT athletes in sports.

Out of the Locker Room helper Kalyn Coppedge prepares the participants to get into small groups on Thursday at The Well.

Fabian Garcia

March 19, 2013

Sacramento State’s Pride Center hosted an open discussion called “Out in the Locker Room” on Thursday to address issues homosexual and transgender athletes face at the collegiate level. While stigmas about homosexuality have certainly diminished in modern society, nearly 40 guests in attendance...