My mom was 21 when she got pregnant with me. She had to grow up faster than her peers, and take on a huge responsibility. Probably 10 years too early.
Weekend All Things Considered
Not only has nothing changed between Philando Castile’s death in Falcon Heights and Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, but in some ways, nothing’s changed between these deaths and lynchings.
“As a first-year college student, I hope that I’ll be able to focus more on making friends and challenging myself academically than on worrying about my safety.”
Most healthy 18-year-olds out there don’t have to make major decisions about their future fertility. But as a transgender male about to start hormone therapy, Youth Radio’s Cole Carman found himself in that exact position. Cole shares his story, as one of the first transmale teens in the country to freeze his eggs pre-transition.