Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

In 2019, Megan Rapinoe has won the Golden Boot Award, The Golden Ball Award(s), FIFA Best Womens Player, and scored her 50th international career goal. She is also part of fighting for equal rights and equal pay for women.

Rapinoe Welcome Teammate’s New Baby

Mimi Castellanos, Digital Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

During the SheBelieves Cup, Megan Rapinoe celebrated her goal against Brazil by rocking her hands back and forth. This celebration was directed to her teammates Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger. The couple announced at the beginning of the tournament of their newest addition, Sloane Phillips. Because of...

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Queer Visibility Day

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor April 13, 2019

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 ended...

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LGBT Supporter participating in pride parade in Bhopal on July 15, 2018

India’s Gay Sex Rights Uplifted from Ban

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Lifestyle/Opinion Editor September 11, 2018

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...

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WOMXN’S EVENT

Sabrina Torres, Editor-In-Chief March 12, 2018

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,...

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The animated characters Ruby and Sapphire are a same sex couple in Cartoon Networks Steven Universe.

The Benefits of LGBTQ+ Themes in Cartoons

Danielle Anzures, Reporter November 3, 2016

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...

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The L.A. LGBT Center says they aim to celebrate LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond.

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

Angelo Torres , Co- Editor- in- Chief October 19, 2016

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 haven...

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Members of the Spectrum Club stand united to support the LGBT+ community.

RHC hosts campus- wide National Coming Out Day

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor October 19, 2016

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...

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Rio Hondo actors in The Laramie Project.

“The Laramie Project” aims to inspire change

Jake Laurell , Tutor October 12, 2016

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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