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James Garcia, assistant professor of psychology, discusses how people in the LGBT community are susceptible to medical conditions other than HIV April 12 in the Hanawalt House. Garcia, along with another panelist, Megan Rush, program coordinator at University of California Riverside’s LGBT Resource Center, were brought in by the Office of Diversity and Inclusivity to present a variety of topics at the Gaypril Health Education Panel. Topics included mental health, physical health, safe sex practices, communicating in a relationship, available resources and stepping outside of heterosexual norms in relationships.

Panel examines LGBT health issues

A group of about 20 students and faculty members gathered April 12 in the Hanawalt House for the Gaypril Health Education Panel event to learn more about health and safe sex practices within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. The panel was part of the University’s Gaypril events, which consist of LGBT educational […]

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Panelists Jessica Valenzuela and Andrés López-Delgado answer questions addressing birthright citizenship and how citizenship is protected by the law during the Office of Diversity and Inclusivity’s Diversity Town Hall Monday. Valenzuela works as a Department of Justice accredited representative at the Immigration Center for Women and Children in downtown Los Angeles where she helps survivors of domestic violence with their visa and citizenship applications. López-Delgado is a third-year student at Yale Law School where he works on issues of fair housing law and community development law. Valenzuela stressed the importance of the contribution of citizens by voting to make an impact rather than being silent.

Discussing immigration

Panelists Jessica Valenzuela and Andrés López-Delgado answer questions addressing birthright citizenship and how citizenship is protected by the law during the Office of Diversity and Inclusivity’s Diversity Town Hall Monday.

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Panel tackles hate speech

The discussion of free speech and hate speech on college campuses has heightened since recent outbursts in objection to political speakers on campuses like UC Berkeley and California State University at Los Angeles.

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Muslim women not oppressed

The subject of women and Islam in relation to activism, feminism and misconceptions was discussed Thursday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the Women’s History Month events. Roughly 40 audience members of students, faculty, staff and community members listened to Fauzia Rizvi, general secretary of the Islamic Society of Corona-Norco and co-founder of […]

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