Bullying in the American education system has, is, and always will be a significant problem to students and staff alike. Kids being laughed at, or made fun of because of choices they have made, or ridiculed for things they may not be able to control has been something that students find hard living with, and… Read More LHS Making a Way for LGBT Acceptance
Junior Tricia Tolles has been an inspiration for many students at Ledyard High School. After recently coming out about her sexuality, she has set a prime example that she hopes others will follow. The message is clear- be yourself. Tolles has generously agreed to open up about her personal experiences to help support the overall… Read More Coming Out and Facing the World
Over the past few years, the gay rights movement has made many strides towards equality. On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which exclusively allowed civil recognition of heterosexual couples, unconstitutional under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, which guarantees equal protection. Since then, several court rulings took… Read More Has the LGBT Movement Won?