No Gaiety Here: The Plight of Undocumented LGBT Youth in America

No Gaiety Here: The Plight of Undocumented LGBT Youth in America Eviana Englert Vermont Law School, J.D. Candidate 2015 E-mail: evianaenglert@vermontlaw.edu At least 267,000 undocumented Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) adults currently live in the United States.[1] This figure does not include those undocumented LGBT immigrants under the age of eighteen.[2] Placing these youth … Continue reading No Gaiety Here: The Plight of Undocumented LGBT Youth in America

Bullying Legislation – Arizona

Bullying Legislation Bullying has become a nationwide problem and public health issue. Because of this, the majority of states are starting to take action by passing laws and amending current laws in order to help control and restrain bullying. However, there are currently no federal laws that directly address bullying.[1] Bullying can overlap with the … Continue reading Bullying Legislation – Arizona

The Right Way to Acknowledge Privilege

The Right Way to Recognize Privilege By Julie Martin Recognizing the privileges we have is essential to understanding the viewpoints of those who are denied those privileges. When we are unable to see our advantages, we tend to defend them as resulting from pure luck or our own hard work, and cannot possibly see the … Continue reading The Right Way to Acknowledge Privilege

DOMA Fail

By Fatima Baddredine “Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.” Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“UDHR”), Article 16. In 1948, the United … Continue reading DOMA Fail