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Gender Equity Resource Center Director Billy Curtis chosen as San Francisco Pride parade grand marshal

Curtis, who is the director of UC Berkeley’s Gender Equity Resource Center, or GenEq, was selected by the SF Pride Board of Directors as a community Grand Marshal of this year’s parade. Curtis has been a persistent advocate for transforming culture and thought processes about gender and sexuality on the UC Berkeley campus and in the local community.
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UC Berkeley violated Title IX. No one is surprised

CAMPUS ISSUES: The findings of a four-year federal investigation prove that UC Berkeley must improve its handling of sex misconduct cases

A recent federal investigation found that UC Berkeley’s handling of sexual misconduct violated Title IX — a conclusion that, of course, comes as little surprise to the countless survivors who have repeatedly spoken out against UC Berkeley.
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Gov. Brown signs UC-sponsored bill to protect survivors of domestic violence

SB 331, which was authored by California State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, will take effect Jan. 1, 2018. The bill will give survivors evidentiary privilege, which means that any discourse between a domestic violence survivor and a counselor will remain confidential. Before SB 331, according to Jackson, this privilege only existed for survivors of sexual assault.
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