During their July 11 meeting, Kern County Board of Education Trustee Lori Cisneros reported that she was looking to have the board adopt this policy that was similarly passed in the Chino Valley School District that would require schools to notify parents and guardians, within three days of learning, if their child asks to be identified with a gender or name different from what was assigned at birth and if their child uses a bathroom or participates in activities that do not align with the gender provided on their student record.
Bakersfield College (BC) held its second annual Consent Fair which brought in over a hundred people and a handful of educational booths.
In June of 2021, the Delano City Council voted and approved the raising of the LGBTQ+ Pride flag at city hall.
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.