• Principal Hewitson in front of the gender neutral restroom signage.

    Beyond “Boys” & “Girls”

    How a Local High School’s Restroom Signage Came to Be an Empowering Symbol for Gender Neutrality Todd Miller El Observador When it comes to Pride month, myself and others in the LGBTQ community come to cherish the weeks we can publicly take pride in our identities. It is also...
  • Pride Month celebrates the diversity of the LGBT communities of the world and has its roots in social movements in the 1960's. Photo Credit: Gabe Nuanez

    Origins of Pride Month

    A look at the history that makes Pride Month a time of support, strength and hope Estephany Haro El Observador The month of June is known as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month). It commemorates the LGBT community who is still fighting for equality...
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    Immigration Corner

      By Raul Ray, Esq. On June 27, 2015, in a landmark opinion, Obergefell v. Hodges, The US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s...