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.
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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.
Mercedes Soto, 32, is praying outside Whole Woman’s Health, in McAllen, Texas. It’s the last remaining abortion clinic in the…
About one in 12 Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six. Diamond Eugene is more than just a statistic. This is her story.
There’s so much pressure in high school to please boys.
What steps should we take if we want to actually change ourselves — or others — for the better?
[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.