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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…

How in the Hell You Gonna Help Yourself?

Image Source On Wednesday, May 10th, UCLA was graced with the presence of Katya Zamolodchikova, RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 contestant (and one of my absolute favorites, tbh). The 35 year-old glamazon gave a very entertaining and at times very…

May Day 2017

May Day is an annual celebration and recognition of workers’ rights that occurs around the world on May 1st.  It also pays respect to the struggles of different minority groups, which includes an LGBTQ+ rally and meet-up. I attended the…

Project 1 Hosts Fundraiser for Russian LGBTQ+ Refugees

In order to raise solidarity, funds, and action against the LGBT concentration camps in Chechnya, Russia, the UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center hosted a fundraiser on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Organized by first-year political science major and French minor Gina…

Upcoming Event: Lavender Health Alliance’s Annual Blood Drive

By Guest Contributor Austin Beltrand The Event:  The Lavender Health Alliance will be hosting a Blood Drive at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center during Friday of 7th week (5/19). The donation center is on the A-level of Ackerman Student Union, and…

UCLA Queer Culture Night 2017

Queer Alliance’s promises of an evening full of “dazzling talent” did not disappoint at UCLA’s 11th annual Queer Culture Night on Thursday, April 13. As soon as I walked in, I knew this event was different from the handful of…

Shock the Audience

Graphic by Hannah Boston It was the moment we had all been waiting for. Our theater class was finally about to experience the magic of that wonderful unit, Expressionism. We had all heard about it from girls in older grades.…