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Coming out as myself meant coming out for everyone around me. Embracing my female identity was not a choice, nor was facing this new reality for my immediate and extended family. As the holiday season begins, countless families around our country are welcoming home (or, tragically, not welcoming) children or adults who are ... read
A Russian fighter jet was shot down near the Syrian border. After allegedly issuing multiple warnings concerning airspace violations, Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 warplane near the Turkey-Syria border. It is believed that both jet pilots ejected from the plane prior to crashing, and a search for them is currently ... read