Today is a big milestone in the ongoing push for equal marriage rights nationwide: Today the Supreme Court heard the opening arguments in a case questioning whether states have the right to ban same-sex marriage.
13-year-old Leilani in a middle school video raising support for the Campus Safety and Accountability Act.
On the last day of school before spring break at Manhattan Country School, the 7th and 8th graders were busy at work. But instead of plugging away at their regular math and English assignments, the students were brainstorming ways to fight rape on college campuses.
To celebrate National Poetry Month, I’ve compiled a list of six great contemporary poets whose writing you should savor this month and every month hereafter, all of whom write beautifully and powerfully about issues like race, gender, and sexuality.