I figured once I looked better, I would feel better too. But, I didn’t.
Your source for youth perspectives on health topics and policies.
Several Oakland schools tested with high counts of lead–far above federal health standards.
Many people see their sexual orientation as a huge part of who they are. But for me, my identity isn’t really about who I’m attracted to.
Mass shootings have become an epidemic in the United States. In response to the recent shooting in Texas, Trump said he thinks that “mental health is the problem here.” He specifically said “this isn’t a guns situation.”
In my family’s minds, muscles are a kind of insurance policy against the dangers black men face.
It’s alarming to see your parents cry, it’s alarming to see that the adult world has more flaws than you expected.
Is your high school protecting you from sexual harassment?
We have statistics challenging us to leave our area and find a better one, but as the saying goes: there’s no place like home.
While students who’ve experienced sexual assault are relying on Title IX, the Trump administration may pull back some protections.