As Donald Trump takes office for his first week as the president of the United States, Youth Radio’s podcast checks…
[Watching Trump become President] My rage, sadness, and apprehension blurred together into an emotional tidal wave. I wanted to cry, but instead, I reached for a tube of liquid eyeliner.
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I stared at the black war paint I had applied around my eyes and I felt strong, defiant, and free.
The person I am today could have walked out of a drawing I did eight years ago.
I’ve always seen moving out on my own as a marker of adulthood, but for me, the cost outweighs the benefits.
The people I spoke to have nuanced and complex perspectives on the election and their party: Colton Buckley comes to mind, a gay Republican delegate who demanded more inclusive leadership from the GOP.
I’m young and queer, and it’s hard for me to accept that there are politicians who want to pass legislation that would make big parts of my life illegal.