Anthony, along with Courier staff writer/photographer, Caitlin Hernandez, and Queer Alliance treasurer, Rose Aleah, share their coming out stories, life after their initial outings and healing from tough experiences.
Rainbow colored balloons filled the Center for the Arts North Patio on Thursday afternoon, signifying a special event for the LGBTQ community on campus. An outpour of support was shown from students, faculty and the Queer Alliance who co-hosted the event.
For an establishment to claim they value inclusivity, said establishment should be prepared to handle difficult situations appropriately and with enough social literacy to avoid further disrespecting marginalized populations.
With all the recent natural disasters the United States has been dealing with, Donald Trump has shown his true colors on how he feels about certain Americans.
Last Thursday afternoon, Associated Students held a rally in support of solidarity and spoke about the issues students of all backgrounds face everyday.
On a white backdrop, is a yellow, circular looking wreath that surrounds the words “Pasadena City College”. A maroon ribbon beneath the wreath, says, “PCC Safe Zone Coalition”. This logo, printed on a square sticker, is posted on a thin, rectangular window that looks into the Academic Senate office on the second floor of the C building.
Much like muggle born wizards striving to live fairly in spite of Voldemort’s world, many members of the transgender community have risen up to defend themselves and all genders inside the military after Trump’s insensitive transgender ban was set out.
In a world filled with discrimination, prejudice and hatred seemingly everywhere we look, one particular club at PCC offers an exception by providing a comfortable, accepting space where people you can relate to are there to support you.
The debate about transgender rights is more heated than ever now that society is beginning to open its arms to diversity. While transgender people are protected by the law, they are not treated with the equality that they deserve as human beings. Early this month, a high school in Illinois was ordered by federal authorities to allow a transgender student access to the girls’ locker room. Prior to this ruling, the student, who was assigned male at birth, was required to change and shower in …
While the average person can logically determine that the case made by a transgender girl and her family against a high school in Illinois for not being allowed to use the girl’s locker room has nothing to do with prejudice, it did not change how ostracized the unidentified student felt.