Tag Archives: gender

They aren’t your regular books or magazines. Behold, a zine

In a small room at Common Space in Downtown Fresno, about a dozen people recently gathered to read. Except, it wasn’t the typical book or magazine in their hands. It was a zine. Zines are often defined as self-published, homemade ...

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Transgender community remembers the fallen

By: Myles Barker and Nikki McCabe Well over a hundred people gathered Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church in northeast Fresno for the 10th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance. In addition to a number of transgender people reflecting on their experiences ...

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Professor wins national multicultural award

Dr. Jenelle Pitt, a Fresno State associate professor, earned national attention after winning the Sylvia Walker National Multicultural Award in September for her research and efforts to expand opportunities for people with disabilities, especially those from a minority background. Pitt ...

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New center will ‘help students find a sense of belonging’

The Women’s Resource Center has transitioned into the Cross Cultural and Gender Center by expanding the services it offers to reach more students. The center is directed by Dr. Francine L. Oputa and run under the Division of Student Affairs ...

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Gender neutral aisles: It’s not the end of the world

  Earlier this month, the retailer Target announced that it would no longer be labeling toys, bedding and entertainment by gender. Hurray! This is a major win for gender-neutral marketing. Target’s decision to remove the gender labels in these departments ...

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Planet Fitness controversy illustrates the need to address a bigger issue

Recently there’s been an uproar about a gym that kicked a woman out who complained about a transgendered woman being allowed to use the women’s locker room – because she said that the person looked like a man. Transgendered issues ...

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Economy falls, slackers rise

Not too long ago, I actually thought slacker dudes had gone the way of the ’90s. But now that the nation is deep in the throes of a hardcore recession, Jay, Silent Bob and Ethan Hawke are back.

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The anger of the V-spots

Apparently, my vagina is angry. I was very clearly informed of its alleged rage last Sunday when I attended the production of “The Vagina Monologues” at the Satellite Student Union.

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