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Conchita Wurst Shines a Light on Gender Identity

Conchita Wurst Shines a Light on Gender Identity

By Cam Vernali

June 11, 2014

For those who have tuned in to anything our friends across the pond have done recently, you might recall the stunning events surrounding the aftermath of Eurovision-a huge, European-exclusive singing contest. This year, the program dragged in nearly 13 million viewers, the Eurovision’s biggest audience...

Transgender Homecoming Queen in LA

Transgender Homecoming Queen in LA

By James Finn

November 6, 2013

Cassidy Lynn-Campbell, a transgender student at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, California, was voted Homecoming Queen of her class in mid-September. According to the Los Angeles Times, Campbell ran for Homecoming Queen to make a statement about gender stereotypes and to become recognized for,...

Something Worth Fighting For: San Rafael High’s Homecoming Embraces Change

Something Worth Fighting For: San Rafael High’s Homecoming Embraces Change

By Emma Talkoff

October 30, 2013

San Rafael High School senior Tenaya Raives took the stage in front of an audience of cheering classmates at the school’s Homecoming game on October 4, the last of 12 formally dressed Homecoming court members to ascend the makeshift steps. An audible swell in applause from the bleachers welcomed a...