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LMC should focus more on the LGBTQ+ community

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
May 3, 2017
Filed under Perspectives

Los Medanos College has prided itself on being a supportive and inclusive atmosphere for its LGBTQ+ students. And it should. We have an ALLIES club specifically run by and for the LGBTQ+ students on campus. We have an out gay governing board member. We have a cohort of teachers in the process of creating...

‘Strut’ struts onto the scene

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
October 11, 2016
Filed under Features

This September, television network Oxygen and executive producer Whoopi Goldberg introduced the few transgender models that are represented by Slay Model Management, the world’s first exclusively transgender modeling agency, in “Strut.” Unlike the scripted characters that transgender actors hav...

Stakes are high for LGBT rights

Gary Walker-Roberts, Guest Columnist
October 4, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

"Don't boo, vote," was a call-to-action by President Obama during his speech at the Democratic National Convention. As Americans look to vote in one of the most contentious elections in history, it is clear that for many minority groups, the stakes are high. All people have the right to be treated e...

New major set for 2017

New major set for 2017

Tyler Mortimore, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
September 8, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

2016 is a tumultuous time. Protests against systemic racism and the construction of an oil pipeline on Native land in North Dakota are currently in the headlines, and immigration and LGBT rights are once again the center of political discourse with reactionary politicians looking to energize their base...

Saying the right name

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
February 26, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College and the Contra Costa Community College District are in the beginning process of implementing a name preference policy for students who are not comfortable going by their given birth names.  Although this can benefit all students, the policy is designed to address problems faced ...

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