PRIDE 2019 Centers Margins
Large rainbow flags draped some attendees, while smaller ones rippled in others’ hands. Drivers honked in support as they drove past. Bubbles floated through the air, their rainbow tint reflecting the bright colors of the crowd. Members and allies of the UC Santa Cruz…
Strength in Colors
Nearly a million people, donning rainbow clothing, body paint and balloons, packed San Francisco’s streets for its 46th annual LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade on June 26. The event began in 1970 and serves to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots against police raids on queer spaces and to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community….
Showing Our Pride
Cupcakes, colorful flags and the clear directions “gay ahead” in bright blue chalk led the Kresge PRIDE march into Kresge College for its 11th annual celebration. The Kresge Multicultural Education Committee (KMEC) is a student-run organization that has put on PRIDE for the last decade….
Transcending Pride in Downtown SC
The 41st annual PRIDE celebration will kick off on June 7 in downtown Santa Cruz. Forty-nine contingents of activists, artists, performers and allies plan to march to their own beat in the largest pride celebration on the Central Coast. In light of this year’s theme,…
UCSC Queer Trans Coalition Fights for Inclusivity
Updated 6/4, 10 p.m. Editors’ Note: In light of the Queer Trans Coalition’s recent post questioning the accuracy and intent of the article “The Queer Community Has Let Us Down,” City on Hill Press recognizes the mistakes in our reporting and editing process. There was…
Sami, I Need to Talk About Sex
No doubt the “sex-talk” has been traditionally, more or less, awkward — maybe your parents sat you down after dinner one night or pulled you aside before you asked out a love interest. Such conversations may have missed a few important details or failed to address certain areas you were curious about.
Transitions: Voices of the Trans Community
Uncovering or exposing the trans community on campus to give it a much needed and deserved attention. Highlights the personal struggles—both emotionally and physically—that trans-identified individuals face everyday as well as educates the student body on the community and the implementations the UC has made to facilitate a safe trans environment. Also discusses medical benefits provided by student insurance, and services available at the health center as well as locations off campus.