By Justine Lopez |Staff Writer| Music is a form of art, and no one should ever be told which direction they can take their art. But rappers are known for their 'tough guy' image and of course, their love for women. But what happens when a rapper expresses his love for another man? He gets the black sheep treatment. Even though it's 2015 where being gay is becoming less of a taboo, not everyone has warmed up to the idea yet. Recently on the reality TV show, "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood," viewers got an inside look into lives of up and coming gay rap artists Miles and Malan. During the time of filming, neither of them came out and both expressed their fear of coming out … [Read more...] about Homophobia In hip hop!
By Aimee Villalpando |Staff Writer| Individuals of different sexes were able to use the same restroom in last week’s “Restrooms For All” event in the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU). From Nov. 17 to Nov. 21, the campus community had the option of using the gender-neutral restrooms. The Pride Center hosted the event in an effort to create spaces where people of all gender identities could access restrooms without the fear of gender policing or segregation. The purpose of the event was to help educate the campus about issues related to transgender and other non-binary gender communities. The Pride Center exposed common “myths” surrounding the issue, such as … [Read more...] about “Bathrooms For All” event creates neutral place