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Queer Alliance works to recover from embezzlement

October 19, 2016

SF State’s Queer Alliance is attempting to re-register their club status for spring 2017 after a two semester long absence due to embezzlement of funds by a former member, said Queer Alliance Director...

Queer Homecoming dances the night away

Donovan Devine, 20,  dances at the queer homecoming Saturday at Jack Adams hall in the Cesar Chavez building. (Photo by James Wyatt / Golden Gate Xpress)
December 10, 2019

In high school, we dream about the perfect night. Dates, flowing dresses and tuxedos, corsages, awkward hand holding in the back of a stretch limo, photo memories of teenage cringiness, all on a night...

Queer People of Color campus group returns to SF State

Queer People of Color campus group returns to SF State
September 3, 2018

A defunct SF State advocacy group that was influential for shedding light on issues affecting queer people of color back in its day is about to be revived. The campus organization Queer People of Color...

PODCAST: Long-awaited Queer Resource Center excites LGBTQ community

January 28, 2013

Cassidy Barrington calls the Inland Empire the “bible belt” of California. Growing up there she first started to explore her sexuality and her queer identity by joining her high school’s Gay Straight...

Graduate student Gina de Vries sparks queer activism through writing

November 29, 2012

In a tiny bedroom full of books and trimmed with pink Christmas lights, writer and activist Gina de Vries’ experience melds with her talent for fiction. While much of de Vries’ work is confessional...

SF State students still waiting for ASI-proposed Queer Resource Center

September 18, 2012

Amiable chatter between friends gave way to tension when a small portion of SF State’s queer community met with two Associated Students, Inc. representatives to discuss the status of the Queer Resource...

SF State LGBT community looks to unify at Queer Yo Mind conference

October 11, 2011

Although the rainbow is a symbol of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community’s unity, the colors within it are still very much separated. SF State will host its first Queer Yo’ Mind conference...

Legal definition exclusionary Transgender; students react to Trump’s failed promise to protect individuals

Protest Trans Military Ban, White House, Washington, DC USA
December 18, 2018

On Oct. 21 the New York Times broke a story about a Department of Health and Human Services memo indicating the Trump administration was seeking to exclude transgender people in a new legal definition...

SF State celebrates National Coming Out Day

SF State celebrates National Coming Out Day
October 10, 2018

SF State’s Queer and Trans Resource Center will host festivities in honor of the 30th annual National Coming Out Day from noon to 9 p.m., Oct. 11, at Malcom X Plaza. “We celebrate identity and coming out as...

Coming face-to-face with masturbation

May 9, 2018

SF State’s Education and Referral Organization for Sexuality, EROS, hosted an event that discussed the stigmas and health benefits that surrounded the subject of masturbation. The act of mastubation...

Transgender Visibility: A Work in Progress

Transgender Visibility: A Work in Progress
March 31, 2018

The spirit of the first-ever recorded act of collective queer resistance to social oppression and police harassment in the U.S. occurred took place in the Tenderloin District in August 1966 and was embodied...

Open Mic provides safe space

Alennie Roldan recites a haiku during the first half of the Queer Open Mic Night at The Depot on Monday, March 5, 2018. (Niko LaBarbera/Golden Gate Xpress)
March 14, 2018

To some, the popular song “Express Yourself,” written and sung by Charles Wright and The Watts, is more than just a song to SF State’s LGBTQ+ students. It’s a safe space to express yourself. Safe...

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