Tag Archives: lesbian

New Training Program aims to make safe environment for the LGBT community

The LGBT+ Allies Network initiated the new Safe Zone Training Program as a way to promote a safe and welcoming environment for LGBT+ students at Fresno State. The purpose of the network is to make sure that LGBT students are ...

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Retired Fresno State professor showcases the 70-year struggle for LGBT civil rights in book

Lillian Faderman, a retired Fresno State English professor and author, released her new book “The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle,” Sept. 8, as the story of LGBT civil rights in the United States. Federman, who began to write ...

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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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Your hatred: It’s a choice

For the first time ever, if you’re living in the United States, there is a more than 50 percent chance that you’re living in an area where same-sex marriage is legal. People are saying that this “momentum” will carry the ...

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Fresno State United Student Pride club releases LGBT anthology

Fresno State’s United Student Pride club held a reception on Nov. 17 to celebrate the release of their anthology publication titled “Our Stories: Voices of the LGBT+ Community.” The 57-page long anthology features a collection of short stories, essays, poetry and art that illustrates the LGBT experiences of writers from the Central Valley.

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United Student Pride club releases LGBT+ anthology

Fresno State's United Student Pride club at Fresno State held a reception on Nov. 17 to celebrate the release of their anthology publication titled “Our Stories: Voices of the LGBT+ Community.”

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22nd Annual Reel Pride Film Festival

It’s the 22nd year of the this Fresno State-born Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. This year’s festival will present 56 films at the Tower Theatre and the Starline Lounge from Sept. 14 to 18.

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Gay and Lesbian Film Festival back for 22nd year

This week, Fresno’s Tower District will host festivities for the 22nd-annual Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. The festival, which lasts for five consecutive days, is filled with fun, film, and events.

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Nixon Center debuts new LGBT collection

New collection features fiction geared toward children and teens Kyle Lowe/The Collegian The Arne Nixon Center, in a move that reflected the Central Valley’s changing attitudes toward the gay community, has been trying to call attention to a new collection ...

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N.J. students deserve punishment

In the last month, there have been a rash of suicides committed by those ridiculed for “coming out” with their homosexuality. On Sept. 9, 2010, Billy Lucas, of Greensburg, Ind., hung himself in his grandmother’s barn after being constantly called ...

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Reel Pride is back

Gay and lesbian film festival opens its 2010 season

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A Reel-flection of Diversity

Twenty years ago, in a lecture hall on the campus of California State University, Fresno, the Fresno Reel Pride Gay and Lesbian Film Festival began as a one day event. In the two decades since, while its size and reputation have grown, the goal of showing quality, independent films with a unique perspective in Fresno hasn’t changed.

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New separate but equal

“If you’re in the marriage business, do it equally.” This was the powerful statement made by one of the attorneys representing same sex couples last Thursday in San Francisco.

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Gay marriage spurs debate among voters

The question of whether homosexual couples should be allowed to legally marry has drawn protesters and supporters to the streets near Fresno State in the past few weeks.

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