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Mr. President, my trans mom is fit to serve

by Will Fritz, Editor in Chief // January 30, 2019

Disgust. Anger. Exasperation. These are some of the things I felt when my phone buzzed on Jan. 22 to notify me the Supreme Court had lifted the injunctions...

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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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Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace sings to the rowdy North Park crowd.

Punk band Against Me! brings politics, electricity and inclusivity to North Park

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // September 21, 2017

The Observatory North Park was home to an inclusive night of rock and roll when Florida punk band Against Me! took the stage on Saturday, Sept. 16. This...

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Transgender acting roles should be given to more transgender actors, not cisgender

by A. G. Priest, Staff Writer // November 23, 2015

In a recent trailer, it was revealed that Eddie Redmayne will be playing a transgender woman in the upcoming movie “The Danish Girl”. Redmayne is...

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Bring positives to transgender talk

by A.G. Priest, Staff Columnist // November 10, 2015

Modern media seems to perpetuate the same transgender narrative over and over — the idea that someone was born in the wrong body, which leads to self-hate...

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Curiosity is no excuse for invading the privacy of transgender people

Curiosity is no excuse for invading the privacy of transgender people

by A. G. Priest, Contributor // October 1, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner, previously known as track star Bruce Jenner, made waves when she came out as transgender earlier this year. She and the transgender...

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Know the difference: Trans is not drag

by A. G. Priest, Contributor // September 23, 2015

As a part of the Aztec Nights series, San Diego State hosted a drag show on Aug. 27. After last year’s successful drag show in the Conrad Prebys Aztec...

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Signs reinforce non-discrimination

Signs reinforce non-discrimination

by Colleen Larson, Senior Staff Writer // September 9, 2015

The Aztec Recreation Center recently posted signs near the locker rooms that reinforce the university’s non-discrimination policy, specifically towards...

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Trans student gets legal help against SDSU

Trans student gets legal help against SDSU

by Emily Brennan, Staff Writer // February 23, 2015

A pro bono attorney through the national Transgender Law Center is representing a San Diego State student who was allegedly asked to leave the Aztec...

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SDSU police boosts transgender training

SDSU police boosts transgender training

by Camille Lozano, Assistant News Editor // January 26, 2015

Last week the San Diego State Police Department underwent sensitivity training to better understand the transgender community. The training, “Getting...

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The State of State: President Hirshman discusses salary, sexual assault, mascot and more

The State of State: President Hirshman discusses salary, sexual assault, mascot and more

by David Hernandez, News Editor // December 11, 2014

The Daily Aztec sat down to speak with President Elliot Hirshman about prominent issues the university faced this semester. For a full, unedited transcript...

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Trans group seeks more bathrooms

Trans group seeks more bathrooms

by Camille Lozano, Assistant News Editor // November 13, 2014

Following the “S--t In” protest held late last month at San Diego State, questions have been raised by the trans* community and concerned parties over...

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