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RSVP Now for “Generation Pride”!

July 13, 2017

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The Pride Center invites all incoming LGBTQ students to celebrate the beginning of their CSUN journey at Generation Pride. Learn how to navigate college from your LGBTQ peers and allies, find out about helpful resources and more!  Read more

RSVP Now for “Queer In Your Career” with the Pride Center

March 27, 2017

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Join us for a special evening that will include an LGBTQ-friendly Career Fair along with a panel discussion and networking dinner featuring professionals currently “out” in the workplace at Queer In Your Career, hosted by the Pride Center. Space is limited, so RSVP by Friday, March 31 to reserve your spot. Read more

“Peer Mentor Program” at the Pride Center Helps LGBTQ and Questioning Students Navigate CSUN Life

August 4, 2016

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The Pride Center at the University Student Union invites all LGBTQ and questioning students to meet in-person with other students just like them through the “LGBTQ Peer Mentor Program,” who are trained to help them on their journey at CSUN.  Connect with one of the  peer mentors and feel free to discuss LGBTQ topics such as coming out and gender identity. You can also receive helpful guidance and encouragement regarding personal and academic concerns, as well as important campus resource referrals. Read more

Show Your Matador Spirit at the LA PRIDE Parade

May 12, 2016

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Register online today to reserve your spot to participate with the Pride Center in this year’s LA PRIDE Parade along with other CSUN students, alumni, faculty and staff. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to help spread the word on human rights issues and celebrate with the LGBT community! Read more

“Mix N’ Mingle” at the Pride Center is All About Creating New Friendships for the New Year

January 26, 2016

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The Pride Center at the University Student Union (USU) invites  CSUN students to attend its “Mix N’ Mingle” event on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6p.m. to kick off the spring semester and expand their comfort zone by making new connections among the LGBTQ community and its allies. This event is completely free and an easy way to give students the chance to create friendships at CSUN. Read more

“Sex in the Library” to Explore Sex and Gender at the Oviatt

April 27, 2015

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The Pride Center at the University Student Union is inviting all CSUN students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community to the second annual “Sex in the Library: Beyond Boundaries” event. This compelling three-day lecture series will cover a range of gender and sex topics. 

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Last “LGBTQ Awareness Training” of Fall Semester to Help Create Inclusive Campus Climate

December 1, 2014

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Pride Center at the University Student Union (USU) will present their final “LGBTQ Awareness Training” of the fall semester. All CSUN students, faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the issues of the LGBTQ community faces and how to become an ally. Participants will gain an understanding on how to help create an inclusive campus climate for people who identify or question their identity within the LGBTQ community. 

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“Trans* Awareness Week” to Raise Visibility of CSUN Trans* Community

November 10, 2014

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The University Student Union is inviting all CSUN students, faculty and staff to celebrate with the Pride Center during Trans* Awareness Week from Thursday, Nov. 13 through Thursday, Nov. 20. There will be ground breaking film screenings, dynamic discussions, engaging events and speakers from various professions in celebration of the Trans* community at CSUN. 

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It’s the Last “Karaoke Nights” of the Semester in the Games Room at the USU

October 29, 2014

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The Pride Center invites all CSUN students to the final “Karaoke Nights” of the fall semester in the Games Room at the University Student Union. Bring your friends and sing your hearts out for a fun evening of free karaoke, free pizza and great prizes. It’s the perfect way to keep the good times going between Halloween and Thanksgiving! 

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“Proud to Be...” Event at USU to Celebrate National Coming Out Day

October 1, 2014

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The Pride Center at the University Student Union is inviting members of the LGBTQ community, their allies and all CSUN students to celebrate National Coming Out Day at the “Proud to Be...” event on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Grand Salon at the USU. Students can enjoy light refreshments, learn more about LGBTQ history and enjoy a fun “Proud to Be...” variety show. 

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Pride Center at CSUN Joins in Observance of LGBT Community Center Awareness Day

September 11, 2014

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The Pride Center at California State University, Northridge received a letter from President Barack Obama recognizing LGBT community centers across the nation for their role in expanding opportunity and increasing support of LGBT Americans. The Pride Center, located in the University Student Union, is also joining in the observance of the sixth annual, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community Center Awareness Day on Monday, Sept. 15. 

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“LGBTQ Awareness Training” Helps to Create an Inclusive Campus Climate

September 5, 2014

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Pride Center at the University Student Union (USU) presents “LGBTQ Awareness Training.” All CSUN students, faculty and staff are invited to learn more about the issues the LGBTQ community faces and how to become an ally. Participants will gain an understanding on how to help create an inclusive campus climate for people who identify or question their identity within the LGBTQ community. 

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Provocative Panel Discussion at the USU

February 12, 2014

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The Pride Center, CSUN LGBTQ and CSUN M.E.C.H.A. presents The Changing Same: Panel Discussion. Join an educational discussion around the intersection of sexuality and ethnicity.  Read more

Trans Awareness Week at CSUN

November 7, 2013

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 The Pride Center, in partnership with LGBTQA, the Women’s Resource and Research Center, Gender and Women’s studies department, The Chicano/a studies department, The F-word, M.E.C.H.A., The Civil Discourse and Social Change, Queer studies department and Gamma Rho Lamba, will host Trans Awareness week.   Read more

Be Proud, Be True and Be You

October 7, 2013

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Students are invited to enjoy "Express Yourself," a variety show in celebration of National Coming Out Day. The show will feature spoken word and live performances from CSUN Hip Hop and The Cuddlers a capella ensemble.  Read more

A Prideful Welcome Back to CSUN

August 12, 2013

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The Pride Center presents the Rainbow Reception. This is the welcome back event for students, staff and allies within the LGBTQ community. Light refreshments will be provided.     Read more

The Pride-scope

June 18, 2013

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Take a detailed look into one of CSUN’s newest resource centers. Although summer is here and school is out, the Pride Center is open. Check out the great highlights from this past school year and what your resource center is up to for the break. Read more

Students Take Pride in New Center

November 17, 2012

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The Pride Center will celebrate its Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, September 27, 2012 beginning at 10 a.m. The event will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Pride Center, located at the University Student Union (USU), near the Student Recreation Center (SRC). The remainder of the celebration will take place at the Plaza del Sol and include a wide variety of activities. Read more

Trans Awareness Week at CSUN

November 2, 2012

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The Pride Center, in partnership with LGBTA, Matadors for Equality, the Women’s Resource and Research Center, Vote for Equality, and Gamma Rho Lamba, will host Trans Awareness Week. Read more

Come Out and Celebrate

September 25, 2012

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Students are invited to enjoy “I’m Comin’ Out,” a variety show in celebration of National Coming Out Day. The show will feature improvisational comedy, performances by CSUN Hip-Hop and a forum theatre component.  Read more

Students Turn to Students for LGBTQ Support

September 17, 2012

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The Pride Center offers a Peer Mentor Program for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) members of the CSUN community. Mentors are students who have received more than 20 hours of training in communication/mentoring skills, coming out, internalized homophobia, bisexuality/pansexuality, transgender awareness, suicide and risk assessment, and intersections of race, gender and sexuality. Read more

Students Unite Through Coffee-shop Connections

April 9, 2012

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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Resource Center’s peer mentors will host Coffee Nights, a social that will allow students to form connections and converse with others who share similar identities over coffee and snacks. Read more

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