The Raider Wire

Teen Sparks a Difference Across America

Ray Toro’s new song “For the Lost and Brave” has been dedicated to Leelah Alcorn’s death. Toro had the song written for almost a year before deciding to release it to the public. After reading about Leelah and the things surrounding her death he says that, “It is time we learn to accept each other for who we truly are.” This was in reflection of Alcorn’s death along with an overall reflection of why Toro decided to dedicate this song to Alcorn.

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015

In this day and age the terms gender and sex mean two different things. One person can be born as a male, which is their sex, but choose to identify as something other than male, which is their gender/gender identity. The term sex refers to one’s biological status whereas their gender is what one chooses...

Meet Afghanistan’s First Female Taxi Driver, Sara Bahayi

Sara Bahayi interviewed with the Afghanistan Wish on her important contribution to the community by encouraging women to get out of the house in order to become independent. “For how long should women depend on men’s income, taking the men’s orders?” she asked. “I want them to be independent, to do something for themselves.”

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

In a country adverse to the rights of women, Sara Bahayi, a thirty-eight-year-old single woman, defies the odds by not only earning money for herself and her family but doing so in a way that inspires local woman and angers local men: driving a taxi cab. Women in America tend to have a better standard...

Gay Anthem

Don’t be scared of falling in love with the same sex. The only shameful thing in it is that some people can find something vulgar in love.

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

September 13, 2014

This playlist is for the people who are sick of hearing songs on the radio that they cannot relate to; this is for the guys who smirk whenever their parents talk about them getting a girlfriend because they know they never will, for the girls who want love songs that were intended for them to sing to...

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