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Teen founder hopes SLHS Gay Straight Alliance will build awareness

The founder of the Gay Straight Alliance Network for Storm Lake High School is realizing that the organization isn’t going to do much to help smooth his own path. And that’s okay.

“I’m a senior, but my hope is that this group will get established and continue on long after I’ve graduated,” says Jonathan Coop, a transgender student who prefers to be known as Jacy.

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We May Be Winning—But We Have Not Won

by Donna Red Wing, Executive Director of One Iowa

SCOTUSAs we celebrate recent decisions by the courts paving the way for marriage equality across the nation, we cannot ignore those who continue to oppose marriage equality.

We saw a great deal of public discourse after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to intervene in any of the same-sex marriage cases presented to it this term. This “non-decision” by the court effectively legalized marriage equality in five more states and helped pave the way for marriage in several others.

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