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Trans Students Are At Higher Risk Of Sexual Assault

A new study suggests that transgender and non-binary teens in the United States are at higher risk of sexual assault in schools where they can’t use the bathrooms or locker … Continue reading

May 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Men Like Me

Media Arts Center’s Amar Wiley seeks advice from black men in his community in a self-reflective short documentary. See more at Media Arts Center.

May 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

What If You Ruled The School Dress Code?

Half of U.S. public schools have dress codes. YR Media analyzed 42 of them and made an interactive quiz out of the data. Can you spot the violations? Take the … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Merced Denim Day

Young people from Merced participated in a Denim Day campaign led by Girls and Womyn of Color. We’Ced was there to document the event and the groups standing in solidarity … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Invisible Population: Facts (Series I)

Invisible Population is an ongoing art project by queer POC artist Nataly Barajas, and local Fresno POC artist Jennifer Rojas. This project highlights an often forgotten group of Fresno’s LGBTQ+ … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Importance Of Green Spaces To Mental Health

“While there is no way to prove how much nature one should be exposed to in order to be a fully healthy individual, it is recommended to get at least … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Dealing With Depression At A Cultural Crossroads

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a national grassroots advocacy group, the Latino community largely does not talk about mental illness, or if they do, they say someone … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Neighborhood Market With Roots In India

Richmond Pulse’s Denis Perez-Bravo profiled Harjinder Singh, reporting on his journey to become the owner of the Point Richmond Market and Deli. Although it took many years, miles and obstacles, … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

California’s Wall Between Immigrants And Health Care

While California’s new governor supports universal healthcare and immigrant rights, some residents believe that Governor Gavin Newsom can take bolder steps to protect the health and dignity of  immigrants. VoiceWaves’ … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

For Homeless LGBTQ Youth, The First Homeless Shelter Is Opening Up

Sacramento’s midtown area will house the first homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth that will be open 24 hours a day. Opening sometime in the summer, this shelter being leased by … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

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