The Tam News


(Tahlia Amanson)
November 9, 2020
In the last two months, there have been multiple Instagram accounts developed surrounding the homophobia, racism, and sexual harassment experienced at Tam @lgbtattam was specifically created as “a space for LGBTQ+ students and alumni of Tam High School to share their experiences with homophobia and transphobia.”

Can I say the “f-word”?

(Sophia Martin)
Navigating the reclamation of identity slurs.
February 7, 2020
Navigating the reclamation of identity slurs.

Diaries of a Bisexual

Diaries of a Bisexual
December 6, 2018

My best friend and I are lying in the dark, buried in covers and playing a classic sleepover game: Bed Wed Behead. We’ve known each other for seven years, but only in the past couple of months have I...

Outed Every Day

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September 24, 2018

With additional reporting by Sam Schnee     Most of us don’t like putting our phones in the caddy every time we walk into class. It’s definitely annoying, but for most it’s nothing...

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

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

In Defense of Alphabet Soup

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong
October 29, 2013

A lot of today’s social and cultural hot button issues can seem hopelessly mired in a maze of terminology. To an outsider, there seems to be a million specifics to keep track of, and it can get confusing...

The Wrong Kind of Ally

The Wrong Kind of Ally
June 11, 2013

If there’s one thing any queer teenager wants, it is support. We are coming out in a world dominated by straight people, and the last thing we want is to be alienated and isolated in a world that was...

The Modern Misconception

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong
June 1, 2013

When ABC’s “Modern Family” came on the air in 2009, it was hailed by many, including myself, as both hilarious and a pioneer of sorts. Chronicling the “modern” American family, the program documents...

GSA Begins Anti-Bullying Video

December 17, 2012

The Tam High Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is hoping to increase their community involvement with an anti-bullying awareness video. The GSA has asked for students to write about and share their bullying...

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