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Staff WriterBy many measures, “James” is not an unusual child. The fifth-grader has a few friends, wants to get involved in school activities and has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He’s also the victim of schoolyard...
For years we heard about the “tyranny of the minority.” Right-wingers lamented how “minority groups” or more often “minority thinkers” forced their will upon the majority of us in this nation by citing the...
When Bill O’Reilly “evolves” on the issue of gay marriage, it’s worth wondering whether the word “evolve” has a new definition. Evolve is supposed to connote change of heart, but seems to be more about twisting to meet...
Tags: Voting, Politics, U.S. Congress, Social Issues, Demographics
Staff WriterImperial County’s involvement in the gay marriage ban Proposition 8 case continues. The county’s Clerk-Recorder Chuck Storey has filed to intervene in the case that is now approaching the U.S. Supreme Court. The amicus brief, jointly filed...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterIMPERIAL — With a passion for self-expression, the students and faculty of Imperial Valley College held their first LGBTQ Club-sponsored art exhibit, “Out in the Valley,” on Thursday evening. “This is about who we are and being...
Tags: Artists, Arts and Culture, Arts
Staff Writer, Copy EditorLocal school districts are moving cautiously to implement a new state law that mandates gay history be taught in social studies courses in California public schools. The slow implementation is partly due to a lack of guidance from the state as to how...
Special to this NewspaperImperial Valley College’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Club president thinks all the positive exposure the LGBT community can get is a good thing to build understanding. That’s why Lawrence Castillo is happy to see the governor...
Did President Obama send a huge message to North Carolina, home of the most vile and cruel anti-gay marriage amendment yet? Obama’s support of gay marriage was a shot heard around the world Wednesday morning, and while praise and pummeling have...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Mitt Romney, Marriage, Same-Sex Marriage
BrawleySame-sex marriage is the most socially sensitive issue of our day. For that reason, I have never shared my views. But, when my president endorses it, I feel a responsibility to weigh in. Relative to governance, I value individual sovereignty above all...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorThomas Negron Jr. remembers first hearing the word before he had any inkling of what it meant. Chances are the fellow kindergartners who hurled it at him as an insult neither knew its meaning as well, he said. But by the time he was 8 years old, Negron...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterImperial County Clerk Chuck Storey is again asking the courts to allow him to intervene in the gay marriage ban case that may head back to a federal appeals court. A motion, filed on Storey’s behalf by the law firm Advocates for Faith and Freedom...
Staff WriterImperial County’s clerk cannot fight against gay marriage. It’s the ruling the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued today as it declared Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Clerk Chuck Storey’s motion to intervene in the case was denied,...
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