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Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on May 16

Bianca Templeton

May 15, 2019

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will meet on May 16 after school in B206. For the remainder of the semester, plans for future meeting are unannounced as finals are approaching. Often at GSA meetings, “a lot of people share their personal experiences” Yasmine Pehlivan, club president and junior, s...

Gay Straight Alliance to meet in April

Bianca Templeton

March 26, 2019

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) has a meeting scheduled for April. There is no exact date for the meeting as plans are still underway. The club plans on participating in GLSEN Day of Silence on April 12. To spread LGBT awareness, Yasmine Pehlivan, club president and junior, said people have to realize...

Pride and Prejudice: With upcoming Indy Pride Festival, students discuss how LGBT+ community is represented in media

Pride and Prejudice: With upcoming Indy Pride Festival, students discuss how LGBT+ community is represented in media

Kassandra Darnell, Entertainment Reporter

May 18, 2018

The indy Pride Festival will occur on June 9 in downtown Indianapolis, and according to Chris Handberg, executive director of the pride festival, it provides the LGBT+ community a place where they can feel safe, accepted and represented. Events like the pride festival also shed light on the LGBT+ com...

Bringing Pride to Screens: With “Andi Mack” being first Disney show with prominent gay character, students, film teacher reflect on LGBTQ+ representation

Bringing Pride to Screens: With “Andi Mack” being first Disney show with prominent gay character, students, film teacher reflect on LGBTQ+ representation

Da-Hyun Hong

January 26, 2018

“You’re no different,” are the words said to Cyrus, Disney Channel’s newest gay character on the children’s tv show, “Andi Mack.” According to the Washington Post, the show is making history with the network’s first story line about a gay character coming out. The outburst on social medi...

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on March 16

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on March 16

Beats

March 9, 2016

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will meet on March 16 in Room B206 to discuss solutions to discrimination towards LGBT students at CHS, according to club sponsor Jeremy Horner. “Although the club plans to meet every 2 weeks or so, unfortunately, with the officers' busy schedules, we haven’t met in a wh...

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Feb. 24

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Feb. 24

Beats

February 16, 2016

According to club sponsor Jeremy Horner, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will meet Feb. 2 4 in Room B206 to discuss solutions to discrimination towards LGBT students at CHS. “In the club we really try and focus on the positives of being a LGBT student,” Horner said. “I think many people get stuck in the id...

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Jan. 20

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Jan. 20

Beats

January 11, 2016

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) will meet on Jan. 20 in Room B206 to discuss what the club can do together to educate the school and community about discrimination towards LGBT students, according to club sponsor Jeremy Horner. “Together, I feel like if this clubs works together we can really make a...

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Nov. 2

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Nov. 2

Beats

October 29, 2015

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) to meet on Nov. 2 in Room B206 to discuss problems involving LGBT rights in our society today, according to club sponsor Jeremy Horner. “I'm really excited to see what point of view kids have on these serious matters, and how they affect them in their lives,” ...

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Oct. 21

Gay-Straight Alliance to meet on Oct. 21

Beats

October 8, 2015

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) plans to meet on Oct. 21 in Room B206 to discuss current issues about LGBT rights, according to club sponsor Jeremey Horner. “I think it’s really interesting how people from different backgrounds have completely different thoughts on a subject. And that is why the...

CHS students view public more open to viewing gender as spectrum

CHS students view public more open to viewing gender as spectrum

News

May 21, 2015

With an initial reaction of disgust and agitation, senior Brooke Hosfeld stood among others at the Indiana Statehouse downtown with a sign that proclaimed “No Hate In Our State” to protest against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Hosfeld said she believed it enabled discrimination and also said the law encouraged...

Supreme Court upholds lift on ban of same-sex marriage

Supreme Court upholds lift on ban of same-sex marriage

News

November 14, 2014

Last month, the Supreme Court decided not to review a case on same-sex marriage. This decision upheld the ruling of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals that had lifted Indiana’s ban on gay marriage. Back in March, three federal lawsuits were filed, Baskin v. Bogan, Lee v. Pence and Midori Fujii...

GSA’s next meeting will be after school on March 6 in Room B206

Beats

March 4, 2014

The next Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) meeting will take place after school on March 6 in sponsor Jeremy Horner’s room, Room B206. Members will be talking about current events. Officer and sophomore Anthony Giannamore said, “For me as somebody who has family and fraternal ties to the queer community,...