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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…