Secret love affairs: sexy or detrimental?

Eva Barragan

November 10, 2015

I've never dated a married man, but I imagine it feels a lot like dating someone who is in the closet. Coming into one's own sexuality can be a beautiful experience. "Coming out" is a time when you are first starting to welcome...

Transgender students report highest levels of sexual assault

Linda Karlsson and Brian Grabianowski

September 30, 2015

Transgender and gender-nonconforming students experience higher levels of sexual assault, according to the Association of American Universities' Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct released Sept. 21. In the report, 31 percent of transgender, genderqueer, questioning or non-conforming s...

Mobile app finds gender-neutral bathrooms for nonconforming people

Eva Barragan

May 6, 2015

Click through the above image to see where gender-neutral bathrooms are located on campus.  Data collected from (Produced by Eva Barragan). Deciding which restroom to walk into isn’t normally thought of as difficult or confusing task...

President Wong lifts controversial ban on University travel to Indiana

Kelly Soderlund

April 17, 2015

SF State President Leslie E. Wong lifted the ban on University-funded travel to Indiana Friday. The lift of the ban would take effect immediate, Wong said in a mass email.  Wong implemented the ban last month in protes...

Loss of only lesbian bar in San Francisco defines the diminishing queer culture

Cecilia Abate

November 11, 2014

San Francisco’s queer community is shrinking rapidly and it represents the fast death of the city’s culture. The Lexington Club in the Mission is the city’s only lesbian bar and it has been a neighborhood staple for eighteen...

SF State’s second annual Lavender Graduation celebrates the accomplishments of the LGBTQQIA on campus

Taylor LoNigro

May 18, 2014

When most people imagine lavender, they imagine a flower, or a purplish hue. But for many queer graduates at SF State, lavender represents something more personal: an accomplishment. Forty-nine graduating students of SF State’s LGBT...

SF State gators float into Pride parade

Maegan Tingling

May 26, 2013

This year SF State will once again be joining one of the country's largest LGBTQ celebrations at the San Francisco Pride parade June 30 — and this time with a float. "The Pride parade is an extraordinary opportunity for the Uni...

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