About Corinne @cesegal
Corinne is the Senior Multimedia Web Editor for NewsHour Weekend. She serves on the advisory board for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.
Corinne’s Recent Stories
World May 06Oxford English Dictionary could soon include gender-neutral title ‘Mx’
The Oxford English Dictionary is considering adding “Mx.” to its next edition as a gender-neutral alternative to “Mr.,” “Ms.” and “Mrs.”…
Education May 05On Teacher Appreciation Day, 14 educators on why they teach
We asked the contributors to the PBS NewsHour's Teachers' Lounge blog to answer the question: Why do you teach?…
Arts Apr 30Photo essay: Exploring the genderqueer community
A project by photographer Chloe Aftel aims to give greater visibility to the diversity of gender beyond “male” and “female.” For her series “Genderqueer,” Aftel photographed self-identified genderqueer individuals in their homes in an effort to explore a community that she says…
Nation Apr 23Here’s what most people get wrong about the transgender community
We spoke with experts and activists within the transgender community to address what they say are some of the most common misconceptions on what it means to be transgender.
World Apr 03France moves to ban underweight models, ‘pro-ana’ websites
The French National Assembly has passed two measures that would outlaw hiring underweight catwalk models and promoting unhealthy behavior to lose weight.
Education Apr 01Four in 10 millennials say their school’s sex ed was not helpful
Millennials widely support comprehensive sexual education, but almost four in 10 said the sex ed they received was not helpful, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.
Education Mar 06High school kids call out motivational speaker’s #BeSomebody message
Kash Shaikh, whose company #BeSomebody calls itself “the World’s Platform for Passion,” addressed students at Austin High School on Jan. 5 about the experience of leaving his job to pursue other goals. Shaikh's visit sparked a school-wide discussion about passion,…
Nation Mar 04Boston marathon bombing caused rise in religious hostilities, study says
As the trial begins this week for Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a Pew Research Center study shows that the bombing contributed to a rise in religious hostilities in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013.
World Feb 26South Korea strikes down ban on adultery
South Korea’s Constitutional Court struck down a 1953 law on Thursday that made adultery illegal and punishable by up to two years in jail, on the grounds that the more-than-60-year-old law was unconstitutional.
Nation Feb 24Users debate new, diverse emoji options
Apple unveiled a beta version of new, non-white emoji options yesterday, spurring a conversation on whether the new choices are an effective way to address diversity while texting.