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My LGBTQ Experience At Tam

By Kennedy Enlowsmith December 18, 2020
"I’ve always been one of the few kids at my school with gay parents, and my experience hasn’t been easy."
Let's Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

By Samantha Ferro April 28, 2018

10 weeks after Nia and her partner decided to have sex for the first time, she found out that she was pregnant. Nia had only two options — have the child or have an abortion.   Nia is a current...

The Monthly Hollumn: Senior Portraits & Gender Issues

The Monthly Hollumn: Senior Portraits & Gender Issues

By Holly Parkin December 23, 2014

As you can see in the PAI yearbook or any senior’s current profile picture, senior portraits are held in much higher esteem than regular high school yearbook photos. There are formal outfits, multiple...

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...

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong

In Defense of Alphabet Soup

By Bella Levaggi 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

By Mae Puckett 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...

What I Wish I Learned In Sex Ed

What I Wish I Learned In Sex Ed

By Markita Schulman June 10, 2013

As the Tamalpais Union High School District gears up to revise its curriculum with a new emphasis on “21st century skills,” I propose it’s as good a time as ever to take a look at our sex education...

Photo by: Ludovic Bertron

Sexuality in an intolerant world

By Elianna Cohen June 7, 2012

As my dad made a jarring right at the intersection, I noticed the gray sky and the gray parking lot, abandoned by all the cars that would have made it colorful. I was alone with my dad, sitting in the...

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