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“Lingua Franca” powerfully illuminates struggles of Filipina undocumented, transgender woman

“Lingua Franca” powerfully illuminates struggles of Filipina undocumented, transgender woman
October 31, 2020

“Lingua Franca”  shines a light on a transgender Filipina immigrant story, illuminating the struggles of being undocumented and queer. Jhett Tolentino, producer of the film, said lack of representation...

Pride Month celebrations move online during pandemic

Image by Benedikt Geyer from Pixabay
June 17, 2020

De Anza College students and faculty have had to adjust their pride month celebrations because of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to safety mandates, pride parades, including San Francisco,...

Bad Bunny is creating leaps of progression in a machismo run field

Bad Bunny for Paper magazine via Bad Bunny's Instagram, @badbunnypr. Photographed by Robert John Kley.
June 3, 2020

Bad Bunny's catchy Grammy award-winning music is not all there is to him, he’s also been using his ever-growing platform to advocate for women's rights and LGBTQIA+ communities. Benito Antonio Martinez...

Two steps forward and one step back: FDA changes blood donation policy

Free HIV testing stations in the South Bay
May 14, 2020

On April 2, the FDA changed its policy of required sexual inactivity before blood donation for gay and bisexual men decreasing the period by 9 months in response to shortages caused by COVID-19. The...

Comedy: Take a joke or take it seriously

October 15, 2019

In Medieval times, the court jester was said to be the only one that could place over the king and queen. The jester was able to tell the king and queen what they were doing wrong or what they did that...

Training provides tools to identify mental health issues

March 23, 2019

The Jean Miller Resource Room launched the Mental Health First Aid Training, a two-part series on understanding and responding to signs of mental illness on, March 8. Just as CPR training helps a person...

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