Opinions

COMMENTARY: In Chile, gay rights ruling is a leap forward

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ ruling that sexual orientation cannot be used to deny custody rights is a landmark case for LGBT people throughout the Americas, Human Rights Watch says.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why not support marriage equality?

"Different studies in the past stated that married individuals have better mental health when compared to unwed individuals. It has also been found that the more commitment in the relationship, the better the overall well-being of those involved."

COMMENTARY: Pondering results of an electing inaction at CSUSM

"Without high standards for campus community participation reinforced with actions, without well-articulated and specific condemnation — not censorship — by the administration, without any repercussions for harassing the collective majority of the diverse student body, it is inevitable that at least one student would determine that he would try his hand at, say, election fraud."