Virginia

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
U.S. Supreme Court (Photo: Mark Fischer/flickr/cc)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked an order (pdf) that gave a transgender Virginia teen access to the same school restrooms as his male peers, which means he will not be able to use the facilities that correspond to his gender identity when classes resume in the fall. Gavin Grimm, 17, brought the case against the Gloucester county school...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The first 'Seeds of Resistance' were planted in 2014 by the Cowboy & Indian Alliance, when sacred Ponca corn was returned to the tribe's ancestral homeland in Nebraska for the first time in 137 years — since the tribe was forcibly removed from Nebraska. (Photo via @JaneKleeb)
In a powerful display of opposition to the fossil fuel economy, activists in...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Civil rights organizations are applauding Gov. Terry McAuliffe's order on...