Tag Archives: youth

CLPP 2014: Young Activists Gettin’ It Done!

TweetEd note: This is a guest post by Zoë Boyle and Jennifer Su, CLPP Lead Student Organizers pictured below.  Almost a year ago, TIME magazine published a now notorious cover story by Joel Stein accusing millennials of being the “Me Me Me!” generation. Describing us as lazy, selfish, and glued to our iPhones, the article painted [...]
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Common Application now more accessible for undocumented students—just kidding

TweetEd. note: This post is by Feministing’s social media intern, Dahlia Grossman-Heinze. You can follow her on Instagram @grossmad and on tumblr. At this year’s National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education, Daniel Vargas, The Common Application’s Communications Director made an amazing announcement. Starting with this year’s Common Application, a universal college application [...]
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Quick Hit: Same-sex couple wins high school’s cutest couple

Tweet In the midst of so much daunting coverage of queer youth, including homelessness rates and suicides, this really warms my heart. Brad and Dylan won the sacred “Cutest Couple” title for their senior class this year. According to HuffPo, they are the first same-sex couple to win the title at their school. And not [...]
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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN OHIO TRIES TO FORBID SEX ED CLASSES FROM DISCUSSING “GATEWAY SEXUAL ACTIVITY” Tweet
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Why are teenage rape survivors being driven to suicide?

Tweet*Trigger warning* Just days after Rehtaeh Parsons’ death comes news of an eerily similiar case. Like Parsons, Audrie Pott was 15 years old when she was raped by classmates at a friend’s house. A photo of her assault was also spread among her peers. A week later, Potter committed suicide after posting on her Facebook wall, ”The [...]
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