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Gender “X”: A new third option for California IDs

Gender “X”: A new third option for California IDs

Chelsea Wong

October 17, 2017

Driver licenses in California now have a gender “X” alternative in addition to the traditional two choices, “M” or “F.” Democratic state Senators Scott Wiener of San Francisco and Toni Atkins of San Diego introduced SB-179, a bill that proposes including a third gender option on official identification papers to legisla...

Photo gallery: GSA remembers transgender individuals in academic court

Photo gallery: GSA remembers transgender individuals in academic court

Hannan Waliullah

December 10, 2016

tudents sit in a circle around junior Ollie Venzon, who stood reading the names of the transgender individuals who lost their lives this year. The blue, pink and white transgender flag hung behind them, accompanied by a poster listing the names of some of these transgender individuals. On the back o...

Who are we? Being non-binary in a pink and blue world

Who are we? Being non-binary in a pink and blue world

Anjana Melvin

September 24, 2015

Being non-binary in a pink and blue world by El Estoque on Exposure Story written by Anjana Melvin and Kalpana Gopalkrishnan ...

The virtual closet

The virtual closet

Sharon Tung

September 23, 2015

Story by Emma Lam and Sharon Tung sinking feeling settles in the stomach of a teen who has been misgendered again. Whether by a old friend or new acquaintance, it can feel embarrassing, exposing, and annoying. Every time they meet a new person, they restart the process of explaining their identity agai...

Transgender bathroom bill meant to increase equality, not protect antiquated view of privacy

Transgender bathroom bill meant to increase equality, not protect antiquated view of privacy

Eva Spitzen

December 5, 2013

California approved a bill dubbed the “transgender bathroom bill” in July requiring that public K-12 schools allow transgender students to use school restrooms and participate in athletics based on their own gender identities. Following the passage of this bill, members of the California legislature ...