Category: Opinion / Editorial

Opinion: Liberty

Opinion: Liberty

By Shauna O’Toole This is a cornerstone of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. To quote: Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;...

Opinion: Justice in Buffalo

Opinion: Justice in Buffalo

Jeffrey Hartinger posts on The Advocate: Each weekday morning as the sun rises in lakeside Buffalo, N.Y., students make their way to McKinley Vocational High School. Perched on the cusp of the arts district...

Opinion: Liberty

Opinion: Liberty

By Shauna O’Toole This is a cornerstone of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. To quote: Amendment I. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;...

Opinion: Welcome to the We Exist Coalition of the Finger Lakes!

Opinion: Welcome to the We Exist Coalition of the Finger Lakes!

By Shauna Marie O’Toole, Director I want to take a moment and share why this organization started. As a Transgender woman, I had no federal protections of any sort until 2012. That meant I...

ADVOCATE OPINION: Pride marches too corporate; in danger of being left behind

ADVOCATE OPINION: Pride marches too corporate; in danger of being left behind

Alex Morash posts on The Advocate: On June 28, 1970, the Christopher Street Liberation Day march took place, commemorating the uprising at the Stonewall Inn one year earlier. Los Angeles held an event that day...