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After SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling, LGBTQA Fight Far From Over

Posted July 6, 2015 by We'Ced

My celebration of the Supreme Court decision comes with the knowledge that the new law is not a cure-all. I’m happy that America has recognized that everyone deserves to be with person they love without limitations, but I will not stop pushing for full equity in my community. This fight is far from over.

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What Is a Dental Dam, and Why Can’t My Sex Ed Class Tell Me?

Posted August 25, 2014 by We'Ced

Unfortunately homosexual students, such as myself, won’t know what to do or how to be safe in future actions unless we find information independently. Although same-sex couples cannot impregnate their partners, they still run the risk of STDs. Any information I wanted to know I have found on my own, through the Internet.

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DOMA: Youth Weigh In On Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision

Posted July 2, 2013 by We'Ced

I must say that it is about time the federal government recognized gay marriage as equal. Most legal racial discrimination ended years ago and finally we are advancing for the equality of all. I wasn’t surprised by the Supreme Court’s decision to treat all marriage the same under federal law, because it was eventually going to happen. I called it!

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Rejection and Harassment: Life As An LGBT Teen

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

                         Photo: some rights reserved wolfpeterson by Ana Llimet Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in We’Ced Youth Magazine Issue #2 I was in 3rd grade and I had just gotten out of the restroom when a group of girls approached me. “Why […]

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Battling Demons: How I Came Out

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

I committed to set myself free. I wanted to think for myself and be influenced and dominated by no one but me. It took forever to break each and every one of those chains that had me tied down in the dark- ness, immobilized. It was the toughest situation I have ever been in.

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