• IMG_0270-1-800x445 Gender & Sexuality

    What It’s Like to Grow Up Queer and Purepecha

    Jun 23, 2016

    Paulina Rojas

    Beat Reporter Paulina Rojas interviews Alejandra Zamora, who describes her life as a LGBTQ activist and member of the Purepecha community in the eastern Coachella Valley.
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    IMG_0270-1-800x445

    What It’s Like to Grow Up Queer and Purepecha

    Jun 23, 2016

    Paulina Rojas

    Beat Reporter Paulina Rojas interviews Alejandra Zamora, who describes her life as a LGBTQ activist and member of the Purepecha community in the eastern Coachella Valley.
    Continue to Coachella Unincorporated
  • welliver_trustee Gender & Sexuality

    Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

    May 20, 2016

    Dean Welliver

    School board trustees are bound by federal and state law to ensure quality education in a safe and welcoming school environment for all students. All students. Sadly, one member of the Kern High School District Board of Trustees is not fulfilling those duties.
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    Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

    May 20, 2016

    Dean Welliver

    School board trustees are bound by federal and state law to ensure quality education in a safe and welcoming school environment for all students. All students. Sadly, one member of the Kern High School District Board of Trustees is not fulfilling those duties.
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  • wardrobe Gender & Sexuality

    With a Change in Wardrobe Came a Change In How I Felt

    Mar 25, 2016

    Aqeela Starks

    Growing up, my mother’s focus was on keeping her little girls presentable and on the right track. She really liked to dress me and my two sisters nicely, with our hair combed, clothes pressed and socks folded.
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    With a Change in Wardrobe Came a Change In How I Felt

    Mar 25, 2016

    Aqeela Starks

    Growing up, my mother’s focus was on keeping her little girls presentable and on the right track. She really liked to dress me and my two sisters nicely, with our hair combed, clothes pressed and socks folded.
    Continue to The kNOw Youth Media
  • gay_straight Gender & Sexuality

    LGBTQI Youth Find Support at Coachella Gay Straight Alliance Summit

    Feb 29, 2016

    Paulina Rojas

    Being a teenager can be hard, but being a teenager who is questioning their sexual identity can be even harder. That is especially the case in communities where such topics are rarely discussed openly.
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    LGBTQI Youth Find Support at Coachella Gay Straight Alliance Summit

    Feb 29, 2016

    Paulina Rojas

    Being a teenager can be hard, but being a teenager who is questioning their sexual identity can be even harder. That is especially the case in communities where such topics are rarely discussed openly.
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  • maynard_dog Gender & Sexuality

    How My Dog Helped Me Come Out to My Mom

    Jan 22, 2016

    Zyanna Maynard

    Lots of things are kept in closets: old clothes, umbrellas, and shoes. But one thing that should not be kept in the closet is your sexuality. One night when I was 14 I decided it was time to come out, but I didn’t know how to tell my mom. Then my dog Locs came into my room and it hit me
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    How My Dog Helped Me Come Out to My Mom

    Jan 22, 2016

    Zyanna Maynard

    Lots of things are kept in closets: old clothes, umbrellas, and shoes. But one thing that should not be kept in the closet is your sexuality. One night when I was 14 I decided it was time to come out, but I didn’t know how to tell my mom. Then my dog Locs came into my room and it hit me
    Continue to The kNOw Youth Media