“It’s going to be a bit different from a typical drag show because there’s a storyline behind it.”
On April 1, Cal Poly kicked off its annual Pride Month: a monthlong celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA) community on campus.
The Cal Poly Queer Student Union will be hosting a “shit-in,” an event designed to put students in the shoes of transgender individuals and pledge to only use gender neutral bathrooms for three days.
Finding a safe, private space to go to the restroom is only one of many issues transgender students at Cal Poly deal with.
As part of their ever-changing, flexible program, the Pride Center introduced the Queer Dialogue series on Jan. 14. The series, which serves as a safe environment for students to discuss difficult topics, arose from student request. The Cross Cultural Centers…