Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsStrong Queers United In Stopping Heterosexism
IN THE NEWS

Strong Queers United In Stopping Heterosexism

FEATURED ARTICLES
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1991
A Cal State Northridge protest Wednesday against the distribution of anti-gay flyers on campus touched off a series of angry confrontations between gay-rights demonstrators and their opponents. Members of SQUISH--Strong Queers United in Stopping Heterosexism--staged a "die-in," drawing chalk outlines of their bodies on a campus sidewalk to protest the anonymous flyers, which offered free baseball bats for "gay bashing and clubbing."
ARTICLES BY DATE
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two weeks ago, they were involved in a fledgling campus gay-rights group with a name, SQUISH, as likely to prompt giggles as serious debate. But today, the 60 members of Strong Queers United In Stopping Heterosexism find themselves at the center of a stormy debate at Cal State Northridge that has provoked emotional demonstrations, angry confrontations and threats of violence and death.
Advertisement
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge gay rights activists protested Wednesday against campus flyers calling for attacks on homosexuals, setting off a shouting, spitting confrontation with other students. Members of SQUISH--Strong Queers United in Stopping Heterosexism--staged a "die-in," drawing chalk outlines of their bodies on a campus sidewalk to protest the anonymous flyers, which offered free baseball bats for "gay bashing and clubbing."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge gay rights activists protested Wednesday against campus flyers calling for attacks on homosexuals, setting off a shouting, spitting confrontation with other students. Members of SQUISH--Strong Queers United in Stopping Heterosexism--staged a "die-in," drawing chalk outlines of their bodies on a campus sidewalk to protest the anonymous flyers, which offered free baseball bats for "gay bashing and clubbing."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two weeks ago, they were involved in a fledgling campus gay-rights group with a name, SQUISH, as likely to prompt giggles as serious debate. But today, the 60 members of Strong Queers United In Stopping Heterosexism find themselves at the center of a stormy debate at Cal State Northridge that has provoked emotional demonstrations, angry confrontations and threats of violence and death.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 1991 | LIORA FORMAN
Members of Cal State Northridge's gay and bisexual community are petitioning for a recall election that could lead to a student senator's removal from office. A petition served last month to David Weiss, the president of Associated Students, accused the graduate-student senator, Bill J. Gropp Jr., of actively discriminating against gays and bisexuals in letters to the student newspaper and to various clubs, organizations and individuals on campus.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crudely drawn flyers calling for attacks on homosexuals appeared Friday at Cal State Northridge as a campus activist group urged students to protect themselves against threatened gay bashing during an emotional "teach-in." It was the second time in a week such anti-gay flyers have appeared on the campus. Four flyers were discovered at several locations by students and members of SQUISH--Strong Queers United in Stopping Heterosexism.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The distribution of flyers offering free baseball bats for a "gay bashing and clubbing night" at Cal State Northridge is being investigated as a hate crime, Los Angeles police said Monday. Campus police officers on Saturday recovered one of the flyers attached to a pole near Darby Avenue and Prairie Street, on the west side of CSUN, campus police Lt. Mark Hissong said. Students reported seeing flyers elsewhere but Hissong said campus police had found no others.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mayor Tom Bradley wrote the president of Cal State Northridge on Tuesday, saying he was sickened by discovery on the campus of flyers offering free baseball bats for a "gay bashing and clubbing night" and urging severe punishment for the originators. University President James W. Cleary was described as dismayed that Bradley made the letter public before Cleary received it.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 | DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fears of harassment and possible violence are spreading throughout the gay community because of a series of threatening phone calls, flyers and other incidents stemming from recent political protests, activists said Friday. "Tensions are really high," said David M. Smith, spokesman for the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, who described gay organizations as being on high alert because of the political battle that began when Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1991
A Cal State Northridge protest Wednesday against the distribution of anti-gay flyers on campus touched off a series of angry confrontations between gay-rights demonstrators and their opponents. Members of SQUISH--Strong Queers United in Stopping Heterosexism--staged a "die-in," drawing chalk outlines of their bodies on a campus sidewalk to protest the anonymous flyers, which offered free baseball bats for "gay bashing and clubbing."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1991 | CAROL WATSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Distribution of flyers offering free baseball bats for a "gay bashing and clubbing night" at Cal State Northridge is being investigated as a hate crime, Los Angeles police said Monday. Campus police officers recovered one of the flyers attached to a pole near Darby Avenue and Prairie Street, on the west side of the campus, Saturday, campus police Lt. Mark Hissong said. Students reported seeing flyers elsewhere, but Hissong said campus police had found no others.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|