North Lake College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, North Lake College has created a series of blog posts and videos to dispel stereotypes while celebrating cultural diversity in the Hispanic/Latin American community. We strongly encourage you to share these stories and to join in on the conversation. LET'S TALK ABOUT... STEREOTYPES AND WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT BEING LATINO Just as in all cultures, stereotypes are common obstacles many Hispanic/Latin Americans encounter and struggle to fight against. We asked employees and students to share with us common stereotypes they have heard and experienced, and to tell us what they love most about being Latino. [...]

Six Common Myths About Bisexuality

“They’re making it up.” “They just want attention.” “That doesn’t really exist.” In the LGBTQ community, bisexuals faces their own unique forms of prejudice. While some discriminate against gay and lesbian people because of their sexual orientations, others question whether bisexuality is even an orientation at all. It is real – but bisexuals have to dispel a number of common myths about their orientation. Here are some of those myths, along with the facts about being bi. Myth #1: Bisexuality doesn’t exist – they’re just making it up. Bisexuality has been documented by researchers across the globe. Different studies have [...]

2019-07-02T11:12:38-05:00June 19th, 2019|Features, Social Justice|

North Lake College Celebrates Pride Month

In celebration of Pride Month, North Lake College has created and curated a series of videos and articles to educate, dispel myths, and highlight issues regarding the LGBTQ community. We strongly encourage you to view this information, share these stories, and join in on the conversation.  LET'S TALK ABOUT... Language is Important A useful starting point for understanding the LGBTQ community is understanding the language. Check out this list of terms to help you be in the know.           Photo: CNN.com It's Pride Month. Here's what you need to know. "If you've noticed more rainbow [...]

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