Posts Tagged as "LGBTQ"

Life Experiences Help LGBTQ Organizer Find True Calling

August 3, 2017 / By
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By Marcus Castro

Editor’s Note: This story is part of an ongoing South Kern Sol series of profiles of local social justice activists and organizers.

“Raising Zoey” Shows How Family Support Means An Abundance

May 22, 2017 / By
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By Randy Villegas

Residents of Kern County packed a theater room at Maya Cinemas on May 17 to watch “Raising Zoey,” a film that illustrated just how important family support is to transgender kids who are going through transition.

Obama’s Speech Gives LGBTQ Community Hope

May 15, 2012 / By
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By ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – Local LGBTQ community is left a little uncertain after United States President Barack Obama announced of his support for same Sex Marriage.

For LGBTQ Youth, Obama Announcement Better Late Than Never

May 10, 2012 / By
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By BERENICE SANCHEZ/South Kern Sol

On Wednesday, people across the nation tuned their television sets to an exclusive White House press briefing, where they heard  Barack Obama utter a sentence that no previous President had ever dared: “I think same sex couples should be able to get married.”

It’s about time President Obama made it clear which side he’s on.

A New Miss California?

May 4, 2012 / By
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Written by Anthony Nget, VoiceWaves Journalist.

Tiaras, ball gowns, swimsuits—these feminine items are what people think of when conjuring the image of a beauty queen. 

Bakersfield Pride an opportunity for advocacy

January 22, 2012 / By
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Adriana Garner/By JOSE 'PABLO' ANTONIO

by Gibran ‘Gibz’ Moncayo/South Kern Sol

 

BAKERSFIELD–The Bakersfield Pride Festival was filled with booths, people, and of course, a sea of the rainbow from flags hanging or waving and products with the rainbow print on them.

Bakersfield Pride a place for acceptance

January 22, 2012 / By
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A lot of love and support at Bakersfield Pride ./By CLARA BRUNO

by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

 

 

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Bakersfield Pride gives a chance for love, acceptance

January 10, 2012 / By
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by ANDRES GARCIA/South Kern Sol

 

Photo by BERENICE SANCHEZ

BAKERSFIELD— On Oct. 15, 2011, Bakersfield LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning) community is inviting all of Kern County to come out and have a good time.