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Trans rights are human rights: A rally at the BOE for trans protection in schools

Trans rights are human rights: A rally at the BOE for trans protection in schools

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

On March 8th, hundreds of students, teachers, and parents gathered outside the Board of Education for the first Frederick Transgender rights rally. Organized by James Vankuilenburg, transgender male and student president of Governor Thomas Johnson High School’s Gay Straight Alliance, the group addressed t...

Changing to gender neutral pronouns signifies respect

Changing to gender neutral pronouns signifies respect

by Beau Cameron, Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion, Showcase

When referring to a male, you use he/him pronouns. You refer to females by she/her pronouns. So what do you call someone with no gender? Depending on who you ask, the answer varies. The English language has no gender-neutral singular pronoun to refer to individuals who identify as non-binary (not exclus...

Top 10 of 2015: Best celebrity nonsense of the year

Top 10 of 2015:  Best celebrity nonsense of the year

by Rose Fiore, Reporter
December 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase

Here are 10 examples of social media at its worst. From the serious to the silly, we all argued a little too much over these non-stories this year. March 25: Zayn Malik vs. One Direction On the afternoon of March 25, 2015, fangirls everywhere practically fainted when they found out about Malik’s departure f...

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