Church Approval of Same Sex Marriage Advances LGBT Equality

AMBER LI Staff Writer On March 18, the Presbyterian Church of the U.S.A. recognized gay marriage as part of the Christian constitution. According to Yahoo News, the church became the largest Protestant group to authorize gay weddings, take effective June 21. When a large and influential Christian church accepts same-sex marriage as part of their Christian constitution (the Book of

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‘No Judgment’ Gym Bans Woman for Improper Transgender Treatment

AMBER LI Staff Writer On Feb. 28 in Midland, Michigan Yvette Cormier lost her Planet Fitness gym membership for her negative behavior toward a transgender woman in the gym’s locker rooms. According to CNN, club management felt that the tone with which Cormier claimed she was concerned for her own safety and privacy of other female members was inappropriate. After

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Emma Watson: From House-Elf Rights to Gender Equality

JANET GUAN Copy Editor It is difficult to find a person who has not heard of Emma Watson. Widely known for her role as Hermione Granger in the blockbuster Harry Potter movie series, Watson has been active in other areas as well, including other major movie roles and obtaining her bachelor’s degree in English literature from Brown University. More recently,

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