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Speaking out of the closet

Speaking out of the closet
May 31, 2017

i, my name is Nate. I’m a junior, 17 years old, I go by he/him pronouns, and uh — I’m gay.” That last part was so hard for me to get comfortable with, probably because I hadn’t said it out...

A piece of me: coming out as gay

A piece of me: coming out as gay
December 7, 2016

or as long as I can remember, I’ve felt different. It wasn’t until seventh or eighth grade that I realized why. It took me years to finally accept it, to stop living in denial. But now, I’m ready...

Scouting for rights

Scouting for rights
December 7, 2011

Values, camping, young men: what could be wrong with the Boy Scouts? Quite a bit, actually. The storied tradition of the Boy Scouts of America has lasted for over a hundred years.  And why shouldn't...

Not yet a safe space

Not yet a safe space
May 16, 2011

Despite stirrings of a LGBT-friendly movement, students need to step up to affect change In the past couple months, our school has taken small steps to address the lack of regard for our LGBT community....

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