Opinion

The LGBTQ+ community’s enduring struggle to gain rights through the UN

By Talia Porter The United Nations, supposedly representing the values of each country and globalization, has taken its time to accept those in the LGBTQ+ community. I believe that the issue that the United Nations faces as it begins to more openly tackle is that due to the homophobic and transphobic nature of many of… Continue reading The LGBTQ+ community’s enduring struggle to gain rights through the UN

Opinion

The importance of LGBT history in schools

By Grace Marra This August, the decision of the state of Illinois to join California, New Jersey, and Colorado in mandating the inclusion of LGBT history in public school curriculums, starting in 2020, has sparked much debate.  Some who oppose this new legislation argue that the time in history classes devoted to the historical contributions… Continue reading The importance of LGBT history in schools