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Toxic masculinity infects everyone

Toxic masculinity infects everyone

Shiri Marwaha, Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, and Jamie Lamping

February 13, 2019

A mother's perspective By Shiri Marwaha Raising a boy in a world filled with masculine stereotypes and forcing norms of what men should or shouldn’t do is challenging. The past twelve years were a breeze because he was too young to notice there was a gender disparity among his relatives. But...

‘HIV/AIDS in the Latinx Community Event’ strives to help break the stigma around HIV

Aldo Martinez, 23, art major, plays the game Joteria, and LGBTQ+ version of Loteria during the event.

Yasmin Pando and Nick Bauersfeld

December 17, 2018

Panelists invited to speak at the ‘HIV/AIDS in the Latinx Community Event' shared their experiences living HIV positive, and how students with low-income can have access to clinics on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Audience members played a group game and listed to a presentation by the panelist speakers. A skit wa...

Visiting speakers series humanizes hardships of immigrants

Visiting speakers series humanizes hardships of immigrants

Sara Sanderford, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

Survivors of oppression shared their stories with De Anza College students and faculty at the ‘Moving Stories’ event on Nov.13 as a part of DASB ‘Visiting Speakers’ series. Deborah Garinkle, part-time english instructor, sponsored the panel in hopes that it would humanize stories. “I care about the complexity of bringing people together,” Garf...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a moving recount of Freddie Mercury’s life

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a moving recount of Freddie Mercury's life

Miguel Cerda, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2018

“Bohemian Rhapsody”, released November 2, dives into the inner workings of legendary rock band "Queen," and the life of their lead singer, Freddie Mercury. Mercury, played by Rami Malek, is portrayed as a wildly innovative and passionate man of Zanzibar descent who discovers his sexuality during...

“Boy Erased” offers an insider’s perspective of being gay in the United States

“Boy Erased” offers an insider’s perspective of being gay in the United States

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018

“Boy Erased,” released on Nov. 2, is a film that sheds light on an insider’s perspective on how gay conversion therapy camps work and spotlights hardships the LGBTQ community face everyday. Based on author Garrard Conley’s 2016 memoir with the same title, the film follows Jared Eamons, played...

Workplace protection for LGBT employees overdue

Ben Pacho, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

In rare form earlier this month, the U.S. Senate offset its beleaguered reputation by passing historic civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people — ensuring workplace protections against an employers’ ability to fire or not promote on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...

Students at De Anza celebrates National Coming Out Day

Rainbow Club president Jeanine Bowman, 27, undecided major, facilitates a discussion about ways to make DA College more LGBT community friendly.

Edgar Godinez, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

De Anza College students celebrated National Coming Out Day with a panel and a variety of activities on Thursday Oct. 10. Students attending the panel, including those who identify within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and those who are straight allies, shared their...