Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in the United States

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 Couples nationwide tie the knot following the legalization of same-sex marriage by the Supreme Court. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons June 26, 2015 marked an important day in U.S. history. In a case called Obergefell v Hodges, the Supreme...

Kids Change Prez' Mind

When President Obama said in May that he thinks that same-sex couples (two men or two women) should have the right to marry, he said his daughters, Malia and Sasha, helped change his mind on the issue. “[Treating same-sex parents differently] doesn’t make...

Pride in Who We Are

PHOTO: Flickr.com/ehoyer By AMANDA VENDER June is known as Pride Month for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) people. President Clinton first declared June to be Gay and Lesbian Pride Month in 2000. One of the key civil rights issues of...

Victory for Gay Marriage

California has recently overturned Proposition 8, a vote in which people decided to ban gay marriage in the state. The judge in the case decided that the ban was unconstitutional. He said that the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees equal protection for...

Letters to the Editor

I think that Barack Obama should stop sending more and more troops to Iraq and Afghanistan. They can put all those billions of dollars on health care and education for families with low income. I think that all human beings have the right to have good education and...