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Ashe Center Ranks As One Of The Best College LGBTQ Health Centers

Photo by Kai Huang On April 2nd, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) named the UCLA’s Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.” The HRC surveyed more than 600 health care facilities and UCLA’s hospitals…

Trans-fronted Indie Band Donating Binders Through Fundraising Festival

Photo by Finn Mulford The Blank Minds, a trans-fronted band from Los Angeles, just released their newest album “Becoming Him” on August 3rd. Blending genres such as alternative, indie-rock, and pop, this band uses their music to fight for queer representation…

It’s Miller Time! An Interview with Your Newest Local RuGirl

Graphic by Astrid Wang Mayhem Miller is a queen at the top of her game, and the top of the LA drag scene. For over a decade she’s worked popular clubs like Mickey’s and The Abbey alongside her star-studded drag…

Chelsea Manning Speaks on Campus

The transgender activist spoke as part of the Luskin School of Public Affairs’ lecture series on campus.   Not all decisions are clear. This was a central theme of last night’s Luskin Lecture in Royce Hall, featuring transgender speaker Chelsea…

Bruincard Preferred Name Process: What You Need To Know

Imagine, if you will, that the information on your BruinCard was all untrue. The card, although it has your student ID number printed on it, shows a different name than yours, and maybe even a picture that does not at…

OutWrite Responds to Los Angeles Women’s March 2018

Photo by Anastacia Kellogg One year ago, the Women’s March in DC and its sister marches across the nation became a symbol of resistance against the Trump presidency. Photos of the crowded Women’s March in DC and the poorly attended…

Transgender UCLA Pride and UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center Host Gender Gap Clothing Drive

Transgender UCLA Pride (TransUP) and the UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center hosted the Gender Gap Clothing Drive during week 7 of fall quarter in 2017 to provide gender-affirming clothing for the LGBTQ+ community. The LGBT Campus Resource Center accepted clothing donations during…

Not Your Typical Ingenue: An Interview With One of LA’s Premiere Drag Queens

Graphic by Jeanine Lee Ingenue is one of LA’s premier drag queens. Known for her long-time hosting gig at TigerHeat, various other drag shows, and her new web soap opera, Roads to Keystone, she has not only ingrained herself into…

UCLA Students Stormed by Trump Supporters at a Peaceful Unity Block Party

“The Unity Block Party was already over. We were just cleaning up when it happened.” That was when the peaceful gathering of UCLA students were “mobbed” and temporarily blinded by neo-fascists wielding flashing cameras and phones on selfie sticks. The…

Solidarity on Venice Beach

This new seaside fixture will make your day much more colorful. Featured photo taken by Stephanie Munguia When you walk down Venice Beach, you may expect to see impossibly muscular powerlifters, local artists selling their wares on the boardwalk, and…