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Back-to-School Health for LGBTQ Families

With only a few weeks left in August, students will be returning to school soon. LGBTQ families (which I define as families that include LGBTQ parents or children or both) have the same concerns about school health as heteronormative families, but there are also some additional concerns. 553 more words

Education

Gay high school students raped, attacked far more often

NEW YORK – Gay, lesbian and bisexual high school students are far more likely than their classmates to be raped or assaulted in a dating situation, according to the first U.S.  491 more words

Health

No sponsor yet for UCHS GSA

You read that right. The Union County High School Gay Straight Alliance is without a sponsor, according to club president Brady Blanton.

I reached out to Brady via text message to ask how things are going. 108 more words

Gay Straight Alliance

White Privilege

There’s no denying who I am. I am a white, middle-class, straight, American, Christian male. I, and others like me, and we are legion, we are many, and we are in control of the American culture. 1,905 more words

Youth Ministry

Voices from the GSA: Tameka Chesney

Tameka Chesney was in the audience at the Union County school board meeting June 23, and she is shocked by the lack of comment by school board members. 743 more words

Community Journalism

MFIERCE! THAT’S US.

Zachary Crutchfield | He/His/Him & They/Them/Their  Youth Advisory Board Member | East Lansing but coming to Ann Arbor soon!

Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), is a partnership of community organizations, youth advocates, and public health researchers working together to reduce STIs among young sexual and gender minority youth in Southeast Michigan. 850 more words

LGBTQ+

Voices from the GSA: Artemis

Note: This is a series of interviews with past and present members of Union County High School’s Gay Straight Alliance. If you would like to read the first post about the GSA’s troubles, go… 645 more words

Community Journalism