Author: Evan Moffitt

L.A. Public Schools to Teach Queer History

  As soon as next year, history classes in Los Angeles public high schools will begin teaching LGBTQ history. In celebration of the 25th annual National Coming Out Day this past October, Los Angeles United School District, or L.A.U.S.D., announced several gay-friendly initiatives, including a new LGBTQ-inclusive history curriculum. This new curriculum makes Los Angeles […]

NCOW Symposium: Queering Marriage and the Family

On Friday, November 18th, students and faculty gathered beneath the vaulted ceiling of Royce Hall’s Conference Room to hear roundtable discussions about Queer identity. The symposium, titled “What We Talk About, When We Talk About Queer”, was hosted by the UCLA LGBT Studies Department. Scholars of psychology, world arts and cultures, Chican@ studies, public policy, […]

Hill Opens LGBTQ-themed Floor

When first-year Melissa Pagela learned she would be living in De Neve Acacia’s new Gender, Sexuality and Society themed floor this year, she wasn’t sure what to expect. “I asked a friend about their floor’s theme and they said, ‘X-Men.’ My floor sounded like a class, but I decided to stay because I knew I […]