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Local LGBTQ non profit receives James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award

The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize leaders whose innovative solutions to critical state challenges improve people’s lives, create opportunity, and contribute to a better California.The Foundation spotlights these leaders, helps share their approaches with policymakers and peers, and provides each of their organizations with a grant of $350,000 and additional resources. Brian Poth and […]

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California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus visits Fresno

California has a rich history of advocating for the LGBTQ community, championing safe spaces. While this protection has extended to various parts of the state, its consistent implementation was not guaranteed in rural areas. In a significant move to address the lack of resources for LGBTQ individuals in underserved rural areas, the California Legislative LGBTQ

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Robin McGehee: The Journey to Becoming Fresno’s LGBTQ+ Liaison

Fresno, California appointed its first LGBTQ+ Liaison at the end of September 2023. Mayor Jerry Dyer selected Robin McGehee, an influential local advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) community, for this landmark position. McGehee has years of experience speaking out against discriminatory laws and policies and has found herself in

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FAB Fresno to Close

FAB to close after 8 years

FAB nightclub located at the Tower District in Fresno is closing, they announced via social media on Monday. The nightclub posted this announcement on Instagram, with the caption saying: “It is with heavy heart and eternal gratitude that we inform you all that FAB Fresno will be shuttering its doors and our last day open will

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Bulldogs Belong: equity, diversity and inclusion

Inge Kisby, a 2023-24 Bulldog Pride Fund scholar and an ASI senator, participated in Bulldogs Belong – a digital campaign that invites Fresno State students, faculty, staff and alumni to share their experiences with equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in an effort to spark critical conversations that ignite a collective commitment toward full inclusivity and

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Chosen Family Holiday Party

Join us for a fun filled evening of food, friends and games! This is a no cost annual event to provide a safe and supportive place for our LGBT+ community to be together and celebrate with friends. Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Kodiak Club @ Chukchansi Park1800 Tulare StreetFresno, CA 93721

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REPORT: A Holistic Understanding of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination in Fresno/The Central Valley Region

The LGBTQ Community Network recently conducted a survey to better understand the struggles of the LGBTQ community in the Fresno area. While significant research has been done in the fields of healthcare and homelessness, there still remain several unanswered questions in areas such as criminal justice, education, employment, and more. This study hopes to provide

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