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...

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...

The Supreme Court Discusses Marriage Equality

By LILY COOK, age 15 Activists gather at a marriage equality rally in California. PHOTO: Fritz Liess On March 26, 2013, the Supreme Court heard arguments about the current laws that deny same-sex couples the right to marry. Those in favor of marriage equality argue...