The redemption arc around LGBTQ+ rights in Ireland shows the possibility of rapid social change in favor of greater liberty.
A year ago, lecturer Erika Christakis wrote an email criticizing Yale’s attempt to control students’ Halloween costumes. Christakis suggested that students, as adults, are capable of policing themselves, that the boundary between acceptable and unacceptable costumes is contestable, and that Halloween is holiday meant to allow people to indulge in certain transgressions. Students harassed her […]
More than 11 percent of Americans claim Irish heritage, the second largest ancestry group in the country after German. But on St. Patrick’s Day, everyone — as the saying goes — is Irish for the day. For many, that means enjoying Irish music, food, and beer. But the Irish product the U.S. should really be […]