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SOPHIE on her album cover

A transgender pop icon: the legacy of SOPHIE

Cassandra Garcia, Reporter | February 9, 2021
With alternative pop songs you feel in your gut, SOPHIE will continue impressing new listeners after her passing on Jan. 30.
Transgender and non-binary students can now request that their records show their preferred name instead of their legal name (or deadname)

CA Bill Will Improve Quality of life for Transgender Students

Natalie Marques, Reporter | January 30, 2021

A new California bill would require public colleges to update transgender students’ documents with their preferred name, a huge step forward for transgender rights. Transgender students would no longer...

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

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

Christian Huerta, Staff Reporter | 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...

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,...

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