On Monday, September 23, the Performing Arts Center plaza was filled with food and music as the Cross Cultural Centers welcomed the most diverse class at Cal Poly to date. The event featured resources from the Cross Cultural Centers and provided free food to attendees catered by Campus Dining. “Diversity is not just visual diversity […]
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Meet the Cal Poly student using fantastical, dystopian paintings to showcase queer resilience
A shirtless, brawny man speckled with bruises and bloody cuts stands practically nude. Clad in only a lavender bondage harness and tight Speedo-style neon underwear, he wields a knife in one hand and a rosary in the other. Most of his face and legs are cropped out, forcing the viewer to confront the more taboo, […]
Poly’s push for gender inclusivity and equality
Talking about differences is an important factor in creating an environment that encourages a sense of belonging on campus.
CultureFest 2015: Uniting Cal Poly’s diverse community with food, music and performances
If one thing could bring students together this weekend, other than the Blue-Green Rivalry game, it was CultureFest. The Rio de Janeiro Carnival-themed festival, put on by the Cross Cultural Centers, showcased a variety of student talent through arts and crafts, fresh food and drinks, dance routines and musical performances. The day would go long, […]
Your True Gender Conference: Three days of transgender education, awareness and support
The conference provided attendees with information about all aspects of undergoing a gender transition.
Pride Prom: A celebration of identity
Pride Prom, on April 18, isn’t your average high school dance.
Pride Center to host Trans* Fashion Show
The Pride Center will host its Trans* Fashion Show on April 4.
New Cross Cultural Centers met with wide support
One quarter after the creation of the Cross Cultural Centers, the work-in-progress has received vast support.
LGBT making allies
The Pride Center is working to break down stereotypes that are keeping the queer and greek communities apart, said psychology senior and Pride Center AmeriCorps VIP staff member Brittni Kiick. The Pride Center hosts Ally Training to help bridge the gap and educate Cal Poly’s campus about the queer community, Kiick said. Having more fraternities […]