Olive Garrison is a Bakersfield history teacher who, according to students who attended Monday’s Kern High School District (KHSD) Board of Trustees meeting, has been receiving death threats after an interview with The New York Times was published.
Bakersfield College (BC) held its first official Transgender Clothing Swap for Trans Awareness Week.
The event was hosted by the LGBTQIA+ Initiative and Office of Student Life (OSL).
From an early age, many nicknames were used to describe me in my family. My nickname was Ivy, stink, and poison Ivy.
Remember those scattered feelings of contentment and rage watching the series finale of “Game of Thrones”?
Pride month events have taken place across nation for decades, but in conservative cities like Delano, demonstrations like Delano’s LGBTQ+ Day of Action held last month was not accepted by many in the community.
Delano’s LGBTQ+ Alliance is holding a day of action this weekend to celebrate Pride Month.
The event includes messages from speakers and a two-mile march, beginning at the corner of High Street and Cecil Avenue at the International Community sign.
South Kern Sol’s youth reporter Chyna Patz has received a Community Champion Award for the 2018 The California Endowment Youth Awards, which recognizes the incredible work young leaders have undertaken.
By Andrew Alvarez
Kern county is a place where social change is infrequent while conservatism is common.
BY: Andrew Alvarez
LGBTQ history is brushed off, often regarded as an off-limit topic that’s impolite to broach.
By In the 661
Bakersfield youth and LGBTQ activist Chyn Patz tells her story to us on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern.