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Affinity leaders gather for SLIDE conference

Hannah Han May 31, 2019

In an effort to encourage cross-cultural collaboration and develop their leadership skills, middle and upper school affinity group leaders convened during the inaugural Student Leadership in Inclusion,...

Affinity groups attend first monthly meeting

Kaitlin Musante September 18, 2017

Members of various affinity groups on campus discussed community values and future goals at their first ever monthly meeting. Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nate Cardin said that they...

Students sport rainbow stickers to show their support for the LGBTQ community. Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Students show their support for the LGBTQ community

Sophie Haber May 18, 2017

Marking International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, students and faculty showed their support for the school’s LGBT community with rainbow hearts on their chests. Gender Sexuality...

Students enjoy refreshments at the multicultural lunch.
Credit: Sophie Haber/Chronicle

Affinity groups host multicultural brunch

Jenny Li January 30, 2017

Student-led affinity groups including the Latin American Student Organization, Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club, Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club and La Femme hosted a multicultural brunch...

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Still on the spectrum: identifying as asexual

Su Jin Nam February 15, 2016

Amber* ’16 has always felt as though she was missing out on the “normal sexual discoveries” that her friends talked about in their conversations. Whenever her friends fawned over a “hot new celebrity,”...

GSA to screen alum’s film

Jacob Goodman February 28, 2014

The Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club will host a screening of the film "GBF" followed by a Q & A with the film's director Darren Stein '89 Friday, April 11 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. "This is an...

GSA hosts “Ask a Queer Teacher” event

Jacob Goodman February 21, 2014

Gay and lesbian members of the Harvard-Westlake faculty talked about their experiences growing up in the Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club’s “Ask a Queer Teacher” event on Feb. 24. Visual arts...

GSA changes name to broaden purpose

Jivani Gengatharan September 25, 2013

The Gay-Straight Alliance representatives changed the club’s  name to Gender Sexuality Awareness during their first meeting this year. Since the terms gay and straight only encompass two types of people,...

Alum screens film in Ahmanson Lecture Hall

Jack Goldfisher November 18, 2012

Darren Stein ’89 screened a rough cut of his new film “G.B.F” for an audience of more than fifteen students and faculty after school Friday in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. The screening was sponsored by...

Alum to screen film in Ahmanson Auditorium

Jack Goldfisher November 15, 2012

Darren Stein ’89 will screen his new film “G.B.F” after school Friday in Ahmanson Auditorium. The screening is free and open to all Harvard-Westlake students. “G.B.F stands for Gay Best Friend,”...

GSA members attend convention

Jivani Gengatharan November 7, 2012

Gay Straight Alliance members attended the "Models of Pride" convention at the University of Southern California on Oct. 13. The convention examined gay rights issues and provided solutions to "misconceptions"...

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