How queer representation in media has evolved, and where it still needs improvement.
The Long Beach staple is known for its support of the LGBTQ community, performances and fun atmosphere.
Recently, I celebrated my six-month anniversary of starting hormone replacement therapy. These past six months have been some of the best in my entire life, and they have me thinking about trans-ness and how I used to hate it, how I wanted to purge it from my body. I did[Read More…]
Here is a look into the origins of drag and ball culture that is now ingrained into modern day society.
Violent crimes against trans women of color are growing worldwide, due to misinformation and toxic masculinity. The Long Beach LGBTQ Center offers assistance to the transgender community by providing services, such as name and gender changes, to help alleviate some of the discrimination individuals may face.
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…]
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.”
For Spill the Tea: OUTober edition, students give their take on untrue perceptions of the LGBTQ+ community and how they fit outside these molds.
The course teaches students to consider “how queer manifests itself outside the body.”
Kathryn J. Perkins, assistant professor and internship director of the political science department, shares her story of transitioning while teaching at CSULB.