Photo by Lenny Ignelzi, Associated Press.

Transgender movement gathers awareness and supporters

Washington D.C. residents and students expressed varying viewpoints about the transgender movement, which has gathered momentum in the last couple of years in the wake of several high-profile celebrity advocates and television shows. This week in Tenleytown, a half dozen interviewees leaned toward a more accepting and liberal standpoint of transgender icons, people and the…

People celebrate the June 26 same-sex marriage decision by the U.S. Supreme Court decision.  Associated Press photo by Jaquelyn Martin.

SCOTUS same-sex ruling brings diverse opinions

Students and residents in the Washington D.C. area offered diverse opinions regarding June’s historic U.S. Supreme Court same-sex marriage ruling, with many people’s views mirroring how they feel about homosexuality as more than just the right to marry. On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same sex marriage is a Constitutional right, prompting passionate…