Lawsuits Aim to Return Transgender Soldiers to the Military

Lawsuits Aim to Return Transgender Soldiers to the Military

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017

With the help of Lambda Legal, an organization that works to fight for citizen's civil rights, two human rights groups, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), filed lawsuits against President Trump on Monday, Aug. 21 for his ban on transgender...


Protest erupts against President Trump's decision to ban transgender people from serving and protecting their country.

Yeileny Lopez, Opinion Editor

August 14, 2017

Instead of moving towards equality for everyone, society in 2017 finds itself once again shifting far from it. On July 26, Trump reached out on Twitter to state that the "United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military." The transgender...

Recap: May 23 – 29

Obama visits Vietnam, migrant boats shipwreck, death penalty pursued for Dylann Roof and superbug reaches the US in this week's news.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 29, 2016

International Affairs Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam "President Barack Obama announced Monday that the United States is fully lifting a decades-long ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam. In a joint news conference in Hanoi with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said...

Recap: May 9 – 15

In news this week: Rousseff impeachment process picks back up, ISIS claims string of attacks across Iraq, the bison is now the US national mammal and George Zimmerman attempts to sell the weapon used in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 15, 2016

International Affairs Brazil crisis: Rousseff impeachment process 'back on track' "An impeachment process against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision to suspend a crucial vote. Speaker Waldir ...

Tragic Suicide of Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn

Many have been stirred into action, attempting to support what they believe in.

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

Early on Dec. 28, 2014, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, a teenager struggling with sexuality, died after being hit by a tractor-trailer while walking around route 71 in her Ohio hometown. Alcorn's onset internal depression, isolation from her own parents and negative reaction to her 'coming out,' led...

Transgender Acceptance

True friends will always love and support you for being yourself.

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

Currently, society is more accepting of transgender and gender nonconforming people than in the past. More clubs like our very own Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) are being established in schools to help unify students and members of our community. It is important to support people that view themselves...

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