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On March 26 the United State Supreme Court heard an appeal to California’s Proposition 8, and the following day listened to oral arguments over the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The issue of same-sex marriage rights is all over the media and the LGBT community is listening.
Students of Pride discussed how to become an ally to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender students and members within the La Verne community at an event called Building Bridges.
As a 51-year activist in the civil rights movement, I am becoming frustrated at seeing people in this country repeat the same mistakes of the past.
Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak.
A year and half ago, graduate students of the University La Verne’s psychology department joined together to create Students of PRIDE.
On May 9 the lead singer of Against Me!, Tom Gabel, has announced that he is beginning the transition from male to female.
Kudos to President Obama for voicing his approval of gay marriage. It was a courageous act, considering the incredible bigotry and hatred that some people are directing at our LGBT brethren.
As the Miss Universe Canada competition is narrowed to the top 65 candidates, the contest officials have focused their attention to one of the finalists, because she was once a he.
Jenna Talackova is a male to female transgender who has been living as a recognized woman since her gender reassignment surgery in 2008, when she was 19 years old. Talackova entered the pageant meeting all outlined requirements for contestants. In the entry form there is no mention of sex changes or cosmetic surgery being against the rules for entry.
The graduate students of Psychology Respecting Inclusivity, Diversity and Equality – or PRIDE – organized a psychology conference Saturday for those going into the field of treating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender clients.
I was so pleased to read your article and the fact that “Students generally feel safe and accepted at La Verne.” (“Graduate study focuses on LGBT students,” March 9). This is part of who we are as Leos and we must all stand up for the needs of all of our students.