What comes to mind
when you think about
LGBTQ sexuality in your school?
West High School
I think I realized it when I was in kindergarten that I wasn’t exactly the same as everyone else.
I viewed girls and guys the same, like I had a crush on a girl, I had a crush on a guy. It didn’t make a difference to me. As long as I thought the person was amazing, you know, personality wise. And I just…
It didn’t hit me until the fifth grade that I was different when I was on the Internet and there was like a quiz. It was just random. It was–. I was going on some website and it was like a quiz. And it was like: What’s your sexuality? And I was like: Oh, yeah–. So me being a naïve fifth grader, I was like: Oh, yeah, let me go look at, check this out. I’ll take this quiz.
And I took it and it was like: Oh, you’re bisexual.
And I was like: READ MORE »
Why collect stories?
WE WANT TO KNOW
what happens when we think about LGBTQ sexuality in schools beyond risks like bullying, poor mental health, and dropping out
love, family, friendship and even our favorite movie and television stars?
HOW DO THESE STORIES
of LGBTQ life come up and what does school need to do to make room for them?
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