All linguistic minorities deserve to be approached and heard in their home languages whenever possible, because the conversation that results is fuller and richer and you tend to hear things that otherwise might not be said in English.
Monday's debate may be the largest American audience to pay attention to the subject of drones strikes that are done in their name. That is, if moderator Bob Schieffer dares press the candidates on what may well be the most ominous power a president has: choosing who to kill.
Much like the sit-ins that took place merely an hour away in the little big town of Greensboro, the queer community finds itself having a historic moment -- and we are very aware of this. The democrats are walking the proverbial plank.
When I was 14 I got a red hat for Christmas. It was a hat I'd longed to have and never thought I would have -- too girly for boys at that time. It was then that I realized that things you never expected to happen could happen.