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Queer Visibility Day

Diana Juarez, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Rio Hondo’s Queer Initiative hosted Queer Visibility Day at the student union on April 3rd, 2019. Siblings and hosts of the podcast Café Con Chisme, Yasmin and Sebastian Ferrada, joined students for an afternoon of chisme with a side of education and a dash of heart to heart storytelling that ende...

India’s Gay Sex Rights Uplifted from Ban

India’s Gay Sex Rights Uplifted from Ban

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Lifestyle/Opinion Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

September 6, 2018, will go down in history for India’s LGBTQ community. The country celebrated their liberation of the Supreme Court’s standing of gay sex. In conservative India. A country holds more than 1.3 billion people, will mark this day on how people will view gays and lesbians. India looks...

WOMXN’S EVENT

Sabrina Torres, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under News

The Womxn’s Advocacy Day event took place March 7 from 11 am to 3 pm in the Mid Quad at Rio Hondo. The event consisted of booths like “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” where males were encouraged to walk in high heels. A concept introduced by Frank Baird for the International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sex...

The Benefits of LGBTQ+ Themes in Cartoons

The Benefits of LGBTQ+ Themes in Cartoons

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In recent years, the presence of LGBTQ+ themes in cartoons have become more prominent. Major cartoon channels like Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network have taken big strides towards including more representation in their cartoons. When Nickelodeon ended The Legend of Korra in 2014, it did so with their two main female c...

L.A. LGBT Center: A place we can all call home

L.A. LGBT Center: A place we can all call home

Angelo Torres, Co- Editor- in- Chief

October 19, 2016


Filed under News

National LGBT Awareness Day, held October 19, celebrates the contributions of and spreads awareness of LGBT Centers throughout the world, that provide LGBT people of all ages with information, psychological services, and sex education. Founded in 1969, the Los Angeles LGBT Center has served as a hav...

RHC hosts campus- wide National Coming Out Day

RHC hosts campus- wide National Coming Out Day

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

As part of National Coming Out Day, the Associated Students as well as Spectrum (formerly the GSA) hosted an event at Rio Hondo College in the mid quad Oct. 11 in show of support to the Lesbian Bisexual Gay Transgender (LGBT+) community and equality. This kicks off a series of events that the AS and Spectrum are h...

“The Laramie Project” aims to inspire change

“The Laramie Project” aims to inspire change

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

The Laramie Project, a play about Matthew Shepard, a gay student attending Wyoming University who tragically lost his life in a gruesome murder in 1998 is coming to the Wray Theater. In a small town where the motto is “live and let live,” Shepard was beaten, tortured, and left to die on a fence near...

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