Posts Tagged as "LGBTQ"

Obama’s Speech Gives LGBTQ Community Hope

May. 15, 2012 / By
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By ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – Local LGBTQ community is left a little uncertain after United States President Barrack Obama announced of his support for same Sex Marriage...

Reader’s Voice: Jason Perez and Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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Jason Perez is a Youth Advocate and Community Organizer at BIENESTAR Long Beach. He facilitates the weekly Sabores Connect group for LGBT Youth every Tuesday. ..

Youth Leader at the official launch of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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Christopher Covington, a central Long Beach resident, youth leader on the Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach (BHCLB) Steering Committee and Youth Committee, and CCEJ volunteer extraordinaire will be representing BHCLB at the official launch of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation...

Bakersfield Pride an opportunity for advocacy

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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Adriana Garner/By JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIO

BAKERSFIELD–The Bakersfield Pride Festival was filled with booths, people, and of course, a sea of the rainbow from flags hanging or waving and products with the rainbow print on them...

Monster Ball Creates Safe Space for LGBTQ Youth

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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Written by Anthony Nget

Asking a girl to a dance is hard. It’s even harder when you yourself are a girl...

Gay During The Holidays: Celebrating Posada With Bienestar

Dec. 23, 2011 / By
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Text and Photos by Prumsodun Ok, VoiceWaves Project Director + Executive Editor

Jesus Kanessa Gonzalez.  Photo by Prumsodun Ok...

Exploring New Space with Gay Marriage

Aug. 26, 2011 / By
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One small step for man, one giant leap for gaykind!  While that may not be how the iconic quote goes, it certainly sums up what many gay and lesbian couples in New York must feel after the legalization of gay marriage in their home state.  ..