The Horizon

Know the issues: 2014 midterm elections

Know the issues: 2014 midterm elections

Paige Thompson and Jims Porter

November 3, 2014

By the time Election Day comes and goes, many Americans have had enough politics to last them until the next campaign season. Though some decisions are made directly at the polls by the voters, most changes in the political process come after the ballots have been counted. Recent years have shown a rise i...

LGBT advocate discusses life with same-sex parents

IUS Horizon

October 21, 2012

Close your eyes and think about the images that come to mind when you hear the word marriage. Common images could be a wedding with heartfelt vows, the wedding cake, a reception with funny toasts or having a little too much champagne by the end of the night. Now imagine going through the wh...

Equal rights requires call to action

IUS Horizon

October 14, 2012

A suited 19-year-old man stands before the Iowa House in 2011 speaking eloquently on behalf of same-sex marriage. He spoke about being raised by two mothers, and how that has had zero impact on the content of his character. I first saw Zach Wahls’ impressive testimony multiple times on different so...

Editor asks for acceptance of LGBT marriage

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

America — the land of the free and home of the brave.  I have no doubts this country is the home of the brave, however, I have skepticism about how free American citizens really are. When I think of freedom — a concept  this country holds in high regard — I think of not only basic freedom...

Keeping Strong for same-sex marriage laws

IUS Horizon

October 23, 2011

As part of LGBT Awareness Week, IU Southeast welcomed Charlene Strong, gay rights activist, to campus. When Strong arrived in Indiana she was not feeling well, however, she worked through her sickness to speak to the students about equal rights for gay and lesbian couples on Oct. 12 in the Hoosi...