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Visiting speakers series humanizes hardships of immigrants

Visiting speakers series humanizes hardships of immigrants

Sara Sanderford, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

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


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

“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


Filed under Features, Impulse, Reviews

“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


Filed under Opinions

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

Students at De Anza celebrates National Coming Out Day

Edgar Godinez, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013


Filed under Features

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...