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“Framing Agnes”: A Story of Dis- and Reconnection

Photos by Lex Ryan/UCLA FTV Archive As part of a larger showing presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive on April 18th, some of the OutWrite staff had the chance to watch the film, “Framing Agnes,” a tale about…

Valentines from OutWrite

Graphic by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) We asked our staff members for their experiences with and opinions on Valentine’s Day. Here’s what they had to share! “I’m actually experiencing my first Valentine’s this year with my girlfriend, and even though the…

UCLA Campus During COVID-19

Photo by Ajana Orozco – “Kerckhoff Hall and Bruin Walk” How has COVID-19 affected being a student at UCLA? Waiting for the light to change to green at Charles E. Young Drive with your schoolmates so you can all start…

UCLA Centennial: Spotlighting Evelyn Hooker

Graphic by Christopher Ikonomou In Winter Quarter of 2020, UCLA’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies (LGBTQS) Program hosted its first Fiat Lux seminar, entitled “UCLA Centennial Initiative: Dr. Evelyn Hooker, Mattachine Society, and Homosexuality Depathologized.”  Professor Mitchell Morris,…

Gender Neutral Pronouns: Anxiety, Autonomy, and Everything In Between

Graphic by Angela Z. CW: potential NBphobia, transphobia, references to dysphoria and body dysmorphia   Over the past few years, the transgender community has become increasingly visible, allowing a broader audience to hear about our issues. Non-binary, genderqueer, and other…

“Boys Don’t Cry” Lecture

On November 14th, 2019, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies (LGBTQS) Program started its first year-long lecture series since 2008.  Known as “QueerCurrent,” the series was revived with the help of the current Dean of Humanities, David Schaberg,…

LGBTQ+ Research Symposium Uplifts Underrepresented Scholarship

On Friday, April 26th, the UCLA LGBTQ Studies program will present its 6th annual Q Scholars Undergraduate Research Symposium entitled “Our Existence is Resistance: [Art]iculating our Lives, Identities, and Activism in the New Millennium.” The symposium offers a safe space…

Want to join OutWrite? Apply now!

OutWrite is currently accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year! We’re looking for passionate UCLgAys who are excited to engage with and create media for the campus community and beyond! If you love queer media and want to see more…

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…

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…