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Lesbian Youth

Sharing The Stories Of LGBT Youth: Natasha, 15, From Iowa City (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl

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Popularity, Heterosexism and Girls' School Success

Elizabethe C. Payne | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Elizabethe C. Payne

For adolescent girls, heterosexuality and a traditional presentation of femininity are the foundation of the high school social hierarchy. Attaining status requires dedication to the attraction of boys. So where does this leave adolescent lesbian and queer girls?

I Didn't Deserve To Lose You: An Open Letter To My Anti-Gay Parents

Shura Lopez-Beale | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shura Lopez-Beale

I was filling out an application the other day. It asked me what I felt my greatest accomplishment thus far was. I thought for a moment and answered that I am most proud of surviving all that came with coming out to you as a lesbian.

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Ana, 18, From Blauvelt, New York (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl

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A Night To Remember: HuffPost Gay Voices Salutes Same-Sex Prom Couples

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

For high school students nationwide, the prom is more than just the most exciting night of the year -- it's become a bonafide rite-of-passage. How...

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Anna, 19, From Tuscaloosa, Alabama (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diana Scholl

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