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    Making it in the Film Industry as a Queer, Black Woman

    Dec 04, 2015

    Chelcee Bunkley

    The film industry is a notoriously tough one to break into, especially so for aspiring female directors. Numbers are so low that the A.C.L.U. has asked for an investigation into the hiring practices in Hollywood, suspecting gender discrimination. My own experience confirms this.
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    Making it in the Film Industry as a Queer, Black Woman

    Dec 04, 2015

    Chelcee Bunkley

    The film industry is a notoriously tough one to break into, especially so for aspiring female directors. Numbers are so low that the A.C.L.U. has asked for an investigation into the hiring practices in Hollywood, suspecting gender discrimination. My own experience confirms this.
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    'What is Pride' in Del Norte County?

    Aug 07, 2015

    Jacob Patterson

    Jacob Patterson of Redwood Voice and Gender Talk, an LGBTQ community group, asks “What Is Pride?” We aim to promote LGBTQ and gender equality, while discussing some of the themes surrounding Gay Pride.
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    'What is Pride' in Del Norte County?

    Aug 07, 2015

    Jacob Patterson

    Jacob Patterson of Redwood Voice and Gender Talk, an LGBTQ community group, asks “What Is Pride?” We aim to promote LGBTQ and gender equality, while discussing some of the themes surrounding Gay Pride.
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    After Scotus Marriage Equality Ruling- LGBTQA Fight Far From Over

    Jul 06, 2015

    Jacqueline Hernandez

    Last month Supreme Court ruled marriage legal for all Americans, regardless of sexual orientation.I identify as a queer Chicana, which means I’m a woman, I’m brown and I’m part of the LGBTQA community. And I have to question, as a queer Chicana, is being able to marry my partner my biggest problem? No, it’s not.
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    After SCOUTUS Marriage 07.06

    After Scotus Marriage Equality Ruling- LGBTQA Fight Far From Over

    Jul 06, 2015

    Jacqueline Hernandez

    Last month Supreme Court ruled marriage legal for all Americans, regardless of sexual orientation.I identify as a queer Chicana, which means I’m a woman, I’m brown and I’m part of the LGBTQA community. And I have to question, as a queer Chicana, is being able to marry my partner my biggest problem? No, it’s not.
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    Open Letter From A Samoan Caitlyn Jaiyah Saelua

    Jun 09, 2015

    Jaiyah Saelua

    aiyah Saelua was the first transgender soccer player to compete in a men’s FIFA World Cup Qualifier. In 2011, she was featured in the award winning documentary on her American Samoa team, “Next Goal Wins”. She writes an open letter on the subject of fa’afafine, or the third gender in Samoan culture.
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    Open Letter From A Samoan Caitlyn Jaiyah Saelua

    Jun 09, 2015

    Jaiyah Saelua

    aiyah Saelua was the first transgender soccer player to compete in a men’s FIFA World Cup Qualifier. In 2011, she was featured in the award winning documentary on her American Samoa team, “Next Goal Wins”. She writes an open letter on the subject of fa’afafine, or the third gender in Samoan culture.
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    For Female Athletes, Double Standards Start At An Early Age

    May 26, 2015

    Karen Maren

    VoiceWaves asked high school athletes about their experiences with double standards, co-ed sports, and the hyper-sexualization of female players.
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    For Female Athletes, Double Standards Start At An Early Age

    May 26, 2015

    Karen Maren

    VoiceWaves asked high school athletes about their experiences with double standards, co-ed sports, and the hyper-sexualization of female players.
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    Meet This Generation of Long Beach Feminists

    May 13, 2015

    Doenna Anderson

    Get to know three Long Beach organizations who believe feminism reaches beyond fighting gender-based discrimination and seek to educate the Long Beach community about feminism’s intersection with many other social movements.
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    Meet This Generation of Long Beach Feminists

    May 13, 2015

    Doenna Anderson

    Get to know three Long Beach organizations who believe feminism reaches beyond fighting gender-based discrimination and seek to educate the Long Beach community about feminism’s intersection with many other social movements.
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    What We Can Learn From a Transgender Teen’s Suicide

    Jan 28, 2015

    Adrienne Chainey

    Leelah Alcorn was born on November 15, 1997 as Joshua Ryan Alcorn. According to her suicide note she knew as early as age four that she wasn’t a “boy.” Ten years later, she learned what she had been trying to define about herself nearly her entire life: She was transgendered, a girl stuck in a boy’s body.
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    What We Can Learn From a Transgender Teen’s Suicide

    Jan 28, 2015

    Adrienne Chainey

    Leelah Alcorn was born on November 15, 1997 as Joshua Ryan Alcorn. According to her suicide note she knew as early as age four that she wasn’t a “boy.” Ten years later, she learned what she had been trying to define about herself nearly her entire life: She was transgendered, a girl stuck in a boy’s body.
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    One Young Woman Reflects on Cosby, Victim-Blaming & Rape Culture

    Jan 22, 2015

    Alexa Ramirez

    Over thirty women have come out accusing famed comedian Bill Cosby of drugging, sexually assaulting, or raping them. The allegations have ignited a spectrum of reactions from angry and mournful to confused and protective.
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    One Young Woman Reflects on Cosby, Victim-Blaming & Rape Culture

    Jan 22, 2015

    Alexa Ramirez

    Over thirty women have come out accusing famed comedian Bill Cosby of drugging, sexually assaulting, or raping them. The allegations have ignited a spectrum of reactions from angry and mournful to confused and protective.
    Continue to Long Beach Voicewaves