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Pinning the problem: After Mack Beggs controversy, new implications made for future of Texas UIL rules, public debate over transgender issues

Pinning the problem: After Mack Beggs controversy, new implications made for future of Texas UIL rules, public debate over transgender issues

Meha Srivastav, Social Media Manager

April 25, 2017

The moment the boos were uttered, the entire crowd in the heated Allen High School arena heard it. The coaches. Viewers. Fans. Opponents. The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, ESPN, USA Today, CNN.   Almost everyone noticed it.   Except Mack Beggs.   The 17-year-old Euless Tr...

Why there is no straight pride: pride is to celebrate progress and bravery, not to please others

Straight pride seen as equilibrium rather than for ignoring the real reasons of LGBT+ pride.

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Pride is not a trend, but rather a practice based in a traumatic history of multiple social minorities.

LGBT+ community should find more strength in coexistence

LGBT+ community should find more strength in coexistence

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

In the end, we all have a common goal which brings us together: equality.

Public addressing wrong issues on bathroom debate

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory speaks to the media Monday, May 9, 2016. He was announcing he has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to determine that the controversial House Bill 2 is not illegally discriminatory. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016

It is important that we, the public, do not get too comfortable avoiding the issue by creating superfluous legislation...

LGBT+ rights still a struggle

LGBT+ rights still a struggle

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Roopbaan is a magazine aimed towards spreading the message of tolerance towards homosexuality and other sex-and-gender identities in Bangladesh. Its editor, Xulhaz Mannan, was unfortunately murdered along with other members of his staff by the Al-Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent (AQIS) outfit which h...

Gay Straight Alliance speaks out about Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage

Coppell High School senior secretary, historian and treasurer of the gay straight alliance (GSA) club Jessica Mellville shares her opinion on the recent legalization of equal marriage in the United States at the GSA club's meeting on Sept. 28. The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution guarantees the right to equal marriage, and legalized it in all 50 states on June 26. Photo by Maggie Theel.

October 14, 2015

By Wren Lee Staff Writer @Leelaurenwren   Back in the mid-1900s, interracial marriages were taboo. An Asian woman and Caucasian male getting married was looked down upon but the times have changed.   Coppell High School Gay Straight Alliance sponsor Jessica Short said, "The tab...

Hair column: Same-sex couples deserve right to marry

Demonstrators gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, as the court hers argments on a part of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act that prevents legally wed same-sex couples from receiving certain benefits by defining marriage as between a man and woman. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

April 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Facebook users logged in on the first week of April to find their news feed plastered with dozens and dozens of red equal signs – people changing their profile picture to support the push for legalization of same-sex marriage. It is not “just a trend” or an “attack...

‘Albert Nobbs’ comes to Fort Worth, recognizes support

Photo by Mary Whitfill

January 11, 2012

    By Madison Ford Entertainment Editor Hollywood came to Fort Worth on Sunday, bringing with it cinematic royalty and a film that is already pushing boundaries and opening minds. Albert Nobbs, Glenn Close’s newest film, held a private screening at the Modern Art Mus...

Spirit day for GSA

November 16, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor Tomorrow, CHS might be seeing more purple in the hallways than usual. The GSA is having its first event, a ‘Spirit Day’ for all LGBT students and everyone who supports them, a chance to show their pride for who they are by wearing purple on Thursday. Sp...