I’m not white. I’m also not not-white. So it’s fuzzy figuring out exactly what privileges I benefit from.
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Like many queer youth, I’ve been on the verge of tears since Trump was elected. But instead of crying, these days, I reach for a tube of liquid eyeliner.
Sexual harassment starts young. It’s hard being a teenage girl who looks older than she is. #MeToo
Young people are often thought of as the healthy ones, but healthcare matters to us too. Obviously!
In this week’s podcast, Maya Cueva travels to McAllen, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, to learn about what the only abortion clinic in the entire 1800 square mile region means for the community and activists on both sides of the abortion debate.
As it turns out, dealing with a nationally watched court case doesn’t mean you get to escape the normal stresses of being a teenager.
In the podcast this week, we tackle the state of transgender rights. Where do we stand? What has changed? And how do young people feel about it?
“It kind of brought back all the butterflies about using the bathroom period and kinda that feeling of nervousness about which bathroom do I use? How are people going to perceive me when I go there? That same kind of anxiety that leads me to avoiding the bathroom altogether.”
To help understand what kinds of legal protections trans and gender non-conforming youth currently have, we talked with Sasha Buchert, a staff attorney at the Transgender Law Center.