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When I came out to my family a year ago, it was the first time I connected my queer identity…
I stared at the black war paint I had applied around my eyes and I felt strong, defiant, and free.
The Queens of the Castro is a non profit organization based out of San Francisco that aims to educate schools…
I never who Marsha P. Johnson or Sylvia Rivera was in relation to the Stonewall Riots until these students explained them to me.
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.
After months of preparation — working up the courage to come to terms with my identity and mandatory counseling — I was finally meeting up with my doctor to begin my transition and start taking male hormones. But I was thrown off when my doctor handed me a pamphlet about planning for my future fertility. She asked if I was interested in freezing my eggs before I started taking male hormones.
The FDA has approved a daily pill called Pre-Exposure Prophalaxis, or PrEP, which can reduce the risk of HIV infection by 86%. It’s the first and only treatment of its kind, but the Centers for Disease Control recommends caution when prescribing PrEP to adolescents. They’re waiting for final results from medical trials on young people being conducted in cities across the country.
Young people increasingly see gender as not just limited to male and female. But the torchbearers of gender fluidity aren’t just celebrities or politicians, but kids. But schools are still catching up with the needs of gender nonconforming students.