Tag: lgbtq issues

ULV chaplain offers ways to help Ukrainians

To honor the struggle and suffering of the Ukrainian people since Russia’s violent invasion, the Sacred Space in the Ludwick Center provided a peaceful space for students, faculty and community members to write a prayer and light a candle on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Dolores Huerta promotes courage, advocacy

Dolores Huerta discussed her legacy as a labor activist and her advocacy for women’s rights and minorities’ education Tuesday via Zoom.

Criminalization of trans youth will destroy lives

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton are asking the public to report the parents of transgender minors to authorities for child abuse.

Florida bill silences LGBTQ history and education

Florida’s house bill 1557, which is being called the “Don’t Say Gay” bill by some, seeks to limit discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools, which would be incredibly damaging to LGBTQ students and hinder their education.

Transgender lives celebrated through film screening

The University of La Verne hosted a Transgender Remembrance Day virtual event Wednesday, to honor the trans lives lost this year. The event featured photographer and filmmaker Henry Horenstein who screened his film “Blitto Underground”  before 35 La Verne community members who attended via Zoom.

New law calls for free menstrual products in state schools, universities

An amendment to the California Education Code, the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021 was signed into law on October 8, requiring that free menstrual products be available in all public schools from grades six to 12, as well as at all Cal States, UCs and community colleges across the state. 

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