Posts Tagged as "LGBTQ"

Gay Marriage: What it Means for Immigrants in Long Beach

Jul. 8, 2013 / By
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On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out a key provision in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), allowing same-sex couples to marry in many states throughout the country...

DOMA: Youth Weigh In On Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision

Jul. 3, 2013 / By
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by We’Ced Youth Media

Editor’s Note: Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States narrowly struck down the Defense of Marriage Act...

Young Conservative Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
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Posted by Robyn Gee Youth Radio

You might not expect somoene who worked on Governor Rick Perry’s presidential campaign to celebrate the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage...

Prom & Pride: Coming Out in High School

Jun. 6, 2013 / By
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Senior year of high school is a pivotal time in one’s life. Aside from the academic rigor of graduating school with passing grades, there’s the added pressure of getting into college or finding a job...

Long Beach Pride & Prejudice: Notes from a Queer Youth

May. 23, 2013 / By
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(Chelcee Bunkley pictured above third from the right with representatives from the Long Beach Gay & Lesbian Center)

Long Beach Pride: a time of year everyone (and sometimes their mothers) are waiting for...

Queer Youth Radio: Exploring Poly Relationships

May. 1, 2013 / By
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What is polyamory and why is significant to young LGBTQ folks in Long Beach?

After a facilitated workshop by Los Angeles-based collective, Beautiful Struggle: The Open Hearts Project, youth in Long Beach got together to answer this question...

Boyle Heights forum opens dialogue on issues surrounding LGBTQ youth [VIDEO]

Apr. 16, 2013 / By
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More than 100 people turned out Saturday for what organizers called a one-of-a-kind forum aimed at creating safe places for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth within communities of color at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights...

Queer Youth Radio: Reflections on Pride

Apr. 3, 2013 / By , and
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What is Pride? Every year, Long Beach Pride draws in around 30,000 people from all over the country...

Queer Youth Radio: Is LB Queer and Youth Friendly?

Mar. 18, 2013 / By and
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Youth reporters explored the question of queer and youth friendliness in Long Beach. What spaces do queer youth feel safe?..

Long Beach Undocuqueers Take Stage at CSU

Dec. 16, 2012 / By
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Undocuqueer activists opened up to an audience of fifty at CSU Long Beach to discuss the ways in which their undocumented and queer identities, experiences, and dialogues will shape immigration policy in the upcoming year...

LGBT anti-bullying efforts may ‘fall through the cracks’ due to budget cuts

Oct. 30, 2012 / By
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By Sonia Guillen

For three years, Lakewood High School students have harassed Alyssa Mullenix emotionally and physically for being a lesbian, according to the Press-Telegram.