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Feature: Co-founder of the LGBTQ+ Studies department announces retirement

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // May 4, 2021

Dr. Esther Rothblum is currently the Professor and Interim Chair of Women's Studies and LGBTQ+ Studies Director at San Diego State. Her research and writing...

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Straight allies should do more to advocate for LGBTQ+ students on campus

Straight allies should do more to advocate for LGBTQ+ students on campus

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // April 28, 2021

It’s no secret that 2021 is set to become the worst year for legislative attacks against LGBTQ+ people.  Viral videos have circulated of trans elementary...

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Pride Center provides safe space for LGBTQ+ students amid pandemic

Pride Center provides safe space for LGBTQ+ students amid pandemic

by Isabel Smith, Staff Writer // April 28, 2021

Since its opening in 2014, the Pride Center at San Diego State University has provided a safe space for students of all sexual and gender identities to...

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Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” is a masterpiece

Lil Nas X’s “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)” is a masterpiece

by Riley Martinez, Staff Writer // April 13, 2021

“In life, we hide the parts of ourselves we don’t want the world to see. We lock them away. We tell them ‘No.’ We banish them. But here, we don’t....

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The Pride Center offers weekly events for LGTBQ+ students to connect with others in the campus community.

Pride Center provides important virtual connections for campus LGBTQ+ community

by Alexa Oslowski, Photo Editor // March 31, 2021

It’s easy to feel isolated from your community during a completely online world. However, resource centers are an amazing space to connect with other...

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White nationalist hate groups spread flyers, stickers on campus

White nationalist hate groups spread flyers, stickers on campus

by Kaitlyn Little, News Editor // August 22, 2019

A campus-wide email sent on Thursday afternoon informed the San Diego State community that white nationalist hate groups had spread flyers and stickers...

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Black Resource Center, Pride Center collaborate to promote HIV/AIDS awareness

Black Resource Center, Pride Center collaborate to promote HIV/AIDS awareness

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // February 11, 2019

For the first time, the Black Resource Center and the Pride Center at San Diego State held an event for students in support of National Black HIV/AIDS...

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Campus-wide email reinforces university's support for trans, non-binary students

Campus-wide email reinforces university’s support for trans, non-binary students

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // December 5, 2018

San Diego State Chief Diversity Officer J. Luke Wood and Dean of Students Randy Timm publicly supported transgender and non-binary members of the campus...

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Activista de la comunidad indocumentada y LGBTQ tendrá un discurso en SDSU

Activista de la comunidad indocumentada y LGBTQ tendrá un discurso en SDSU

by Jocelyn Moran, Editora de Mundo Azteca // April 18, 2018

Julio Salgado, uno de los fundadores de DreamersAdrift y gerente de proyecto de CultureStrike, estará en el teatro del Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union...

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Queer and trans students of color talk identity

Queer and trans students of color talk identity

by Adriana Millar, Assistant News Editor // March 1, 2017

The Pride Center and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán co-hosted a presentation on Feb. 22 on the experiences of queer and transgender people of...

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The Pride Center hosts ‘Queerversations’

The Pride Center hosts ‘Queerversations’

by Will Fritz, Senior Staff Writer // February 21, 2017

The Pride Center is partnering with Counseling and Psychological Services to offer a discussion group and a safe space for members of the LGBTQIA community. Todd...

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SDSU LGBT Studies and Pride Center receive $200,000 grant

SDSU LGBT Studies and Pride Center receive $200,000 grant

by Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer // August 17, 2016

Local philanthropist David Gubser signed a gift confirmation form donating $200,000 to San Diego State in June that will be split evenly and gifted to...

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