• Mercedes Gender & Sexuality

    Breaking From the Teen Mom Trend

    Sep 07, 2012

    Andres Garcia

    Coming from a Hispanic family, Mercedes Garcia, 15, is under the impression that she will become pregnant by the age of 16. Her family actually expects it to happen. For Garcia getting pregnant as a teenager is a custom that runs in the family.
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    Mercedes

    Breaking From the Teen Mom Trend

    Sep 07, 2012

    Andres Garcia

    Coming from a Hispanic family, Mercedes Garcia, 15, is under the impression that she will become pregnant by the age of 16. Her family actually expects it to happen. For Garcia getting pregnant as a teenager is a custom that runs in the family.
    Continue to South Kern Sol
  • dropout Gender & Sexuality

    Many High School Dropouts Were Teen Moms

    Jul 16, 2012

    Andres Garcia

    As I researched the theme of adults who were high school drop-outs, I came to realize that most of those who I interviewed were Latina women who dropped out because they were/about to be teen moms.
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    Many High School Dropouts Were Teen Moms

    Jul 16, 2012

    Andres Garcia

    As I researched the theme of adults who were high school drop-outs, I came to realize that most of those who I interviewed were Latina women who dropped out because they were/about to be teen moms.
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  • LGBTQ Services Gender & Sexuality

    Community Groups Filling Void in LGBTQ Services in Richmond, San Pablo

    Feb 23, 2012

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Supportive spaces for Richmond's LGBTQ community and their families are rare, two lone organizations are taking up the task. Somos Familia and the RYSE Center's The Alphabet Group are not only providing a space for youth to express themselves and support each other, but parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles.
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    LGBTQ Services

    Community Groups Filling Void in LGBTQ Services in Richmond, San Pablo

    Feb 23, 2012

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Supportive spaces for Richmond's LGBTQ community and their families are rare, two lone organizations are taking up the task. Somos Familia and the RYSE Center's The Alphabet Group are not only providing a space for youth to express themselves and support each other, but parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles.
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  • undocuqueer Gender & Sexuality

    Undocumented Queer Youth Share Survival Stories (VIDEO)

    Jan 31, 2012

    Immigrant Youth Coalition

    Members of the Immigrant Youth Coalition shared their stories in dealing with depression, substance abuse and other oppressions such as bullying.
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    Undocumented Queer Youth Share Survival Stories (VIDEO)

    Jan 31, 2012

    Immigrant Youth Coalition

    Members of the Immigrant Youth Coalition shared their stories in dealing with depression, substance abuse and other oppressions such as bullying.
    Continue to Voicewaves
  • beautyqueen Gender & Sexuality

    Beauty Contestant Challenges Stereotypes

    Jan 29, 2012

    Anthony Nget

    Tiaras, ball gowns, swimsuits — these feminine items are what people think of when conjuring the image of a beauty queen. Janelle Hutcherson didn’t see that, though. Instead, she saw mohawks, tuxedos, and tattoos.
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    Beauty Contestant Challenges Stereotypes

    Jan 29, 2012

    Anthony Nget

    Tiaras, ball gowns, swimsuits — these feminine items are what people think of when conjuring the image of a beauty queen. Janelle Hutcherson didn’t see that, though. Instead, she saw mohawks, tuxedos, and tattoos.
    Continue to Voicewaves