LGBTQ Rights Around the World

By THEO FRYE-YANOS, age 11, SADIE PARKER, age 11, DAPHNE KNOUSE-FRENZER, age 12, and IndyKids Staff Illustrations by KIT MILLS UNITED STATES In 2013, six new states legalized same-sex marriage. A further victory for the LGBTQ rights movement in the same year was the...

Someday, You Could be a Taxi Driver, Like Bill Lindauer

Bill Lindauer drove a yellow NYC taxi for 30 years. Now he works with the NYCTA to  organize taxicab drivers and fight for their rights. PHOTO: Bill Lindauer By: SAFURA KHAN, age 13, and NIKKI SAINT BAUTISTA IndyKids: The New York Times reports that 84 percent of New...

Nature Gets Equal Rights

Llamas are the national animal of Bolivia. PHOTO: Flickr.com/schrödingerren katua The Latin American country of Bolivia recently made world history by passing the first law that gives nature the same rights as humans. Drafted with input from indigenous communities and...

Bush Wanted Abroad

PHOTO: U.S. Embassy New Delhi In February, former President George W. Bush canceled a trip to Switzerland to avoid being arrested for human rights abuses. Bush admitted to allowing the torture of prisoners held by the United States. This is a violation of...

Gaza-Bound Aid Boats Attacked

According to the United Nations, Israel’s strict four-year blockade on Gaza has caused a “humanitarian crisis.” Israel says the blockade is to protect its citizens from attacks by people in Gaza. PHOTO: Suhair Karam/IRIN By PEDRO LAHOZ WOLFE Gaza, which is...