We march on the path paved by bricks our predecessors threw for us. Many people, including those in the queer community, do not know queer history. It is important to acknowledge the people who paved the way for LGBTQ activism as we know it, especially the people of color who[Read More…]
Out of the Closet, CSULB students share their coming out stories
No one’s coming out story is the same. Members of Long Beach State’s LGBTQ+ community share their individual coming out stories in the Daily Forty-Niner video series, “Out of the Closet.”
CSULB students and staff spill the tea on misconceptions about the LGBTQ+ community
For Spill the Tea: OUTober edition, students give their take on untrue perceptions of the LGBTQ+ community and how they fit outside these molds.
Introduction to queer studies at CSULB is ‘a place to think about the way you think’
The course teaches students to consider “how queer manifests itself outside the body.”
Professor Kathryn Perkins discovers her true self at CSULB
Kathryn J. Perkins, assistant professor and internship director of the political science department, shares her story of transitioning while teaching at CSULB.
Transgender community in Long Beach has access to safe spaces, other places in the U.S. aren’t so lucky
Transgender youth rely on these communal spaces in order to fully develop themselves.
Bisexual students fear their sexuality is ‘invalidated’
“Pick a side” mentality leaves bisexual people feeling excluded in the LGBTQ+ community. Students and faculty reflect on bi-erasure and its implications on those who identify as bisexual.
CSULB graduate student explores sexuality through erotic art
Jonathan Torres creates explicit artworks to explore his sexuality and the ideas of femininity and masculinity that accompany it.
Editor’s Note: Happy OUTober!
The Daily Forty-Niner and special projects editor Hannah Getahun presents to you the OUTober issue. This week, the Daily Forty-Niner will be publishing stories related to the LGBTQ+ community at Long Beach and their experiences.