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Nichi Bei News columnist Amy Sueyoshi is the provost at San Francisco State University, where she previously was the dean of the College of Ethnic Studies. She holds a Ph.D. in history from UCLA and has authored two books titled “Queer Compulsions” and “Discriminating Sex.” She is also the founding co-curator of the GLBT History Museum in San Francisco. She can be reached at sueyoshi@sfsu.edu. The views expressed in the preceding column are not necessarily those of the Nichi Bei News.

  • On the value of education

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    California institutions of higher education, as well as those across the nation, are facing what experts are calling an “enrollment cliff.” Fewer students are going to college, in large part […] READ MORE

  • Freedom of speech

    Freedom of speech
    Freedom of speech

    In the spring of 2023, conservative writer and speaker Ian Haworth showed up at University at Albany – State University of New York as part of a program sponsored by […] READ MORE

  • The CRT Culture Wars

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    As summer rolled into fall I had thought the worst of the culture wars on Critical Race Theory (CRT) was over, or that at least it would never make it […] READ MORE

  • QTAPI Awareness Week

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    On Saturday, May 22, as San Francisco gradually opened, a modest group of Asian and Pacific Islander queer and trans folks and their friends gathered in June Warner Plaza in […] READ MORE

  • The pronoun revolution

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    In January 2016, more than 300 linguists, lexicographers, grammarians and etymologists — all members of the 127-year-old American Dialect Society — gathered at the Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C. where […] READ MORE

  • Trump and queers

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    In 2018, Colorado State University political scientist Ernesto Sagás noted that with the legitimization of “bad hombres, shithole countries, (and) nasty women” coming from the White House, we need ethnic […] READ MORE

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