Author Archives: James Courtney

Poet Candice Daquin Melds the Personal and the Universal in ‘Pinch the Lock’

Poet Candice Daquin Melds the Personal and the Universal in ‘Pinch the Lock’

Born and raised in France — before school in England and some time in Canada — San Antonio transplant and poet Candice Louisa Daquin grew up understanding America from an outsider’s perspective. In France, one can say that she experienced a slightly more progressive (though increasingly less so) version of the same mirage of Western

Henry Ford Academy Fosters Gay-Straight Alliance

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) groups have been helping to empower LGBTQIA individuals (especially youth) since at least as early as the late 1970s or early 1980s. The Gay-Straight Alliance Network (GSAN), a national network that seeks to unite and support GSA clubs around the country, officially became statewide in California in 2001, though it began coalescing

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