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Gender Fluid Generation: Evolving Gender Norms At School

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In many ways, it seems like gender non-conformity awareness is at all-time high. Last week Congressman Mike Honda announced via Twitter that he was the “proud grandpa of a transgender grandchild.” And according to new polling out this month, 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.

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Mikey Prizmich

Consideration Instead Of Objectification Of Trans Youth

Leelah Alcorn is the high school student/artist in Ohio who committed suicide in December and was transgender. When I heard the 17-year-old’s story, I had the same weird numbing feeling I get a lot. I’m confronted with more stories than I can handle of trans youth that our society has let down. While the data…