The Daily Aztec

Take pride in the rainbow flag

by Amanda Kay Rhoades and Anthony Berteaux

August 5, 2015

For the past eight years, San Diego State has hosted a rainbow flag raising ceremony to kick off the summer’s pride festivities. Each year, the flag has been raised by members and supporters of the LGBTQ community to reflect on our...

Letter to the editor: gender privilege

by A.T. Furuya, Contributor

February 9, 2015

Gender is a social construct. Let me say this again, gender is a social construct. People are not born a gender, they are born into a society (e.g. the United States) and assigned a gender at birth (I am a mixed race queer transgender...

Campus hosts ‘Coming Out’ week

by Jaclyn Palumbo, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Oct. 11 will mark the 26th annual National Coming Out Day. For San Diego State students, faculty and staff, school-wide events are in place to raise awareness in the community about the national celebration. “Because this day is on a Saturday, SDSU...

Gay isn’t a free pass to harass

by Anthony Berteaux, Senior Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

As San Diego State comes under scrutiny this year following the recent sexual assault audit, students have to rethink how to define sexual assault. For me, a self-identified gay male, the results of sexual assault audit seemed...

Pride sugarcoats the struggles of progress

by Anthony Berteaux, Staff Writer

August 21, 2014

Every summer, California’s coast explodes with feather boas and day drinking as massive Pride celebrations sweep the major cities. Whether you’re in San Francisco, West Hollywood or Hillcrest, you can expect a similar scene. Drag...