The room at Emory was full of excited teenagers from different schools around Atlanta. The workshop was about leadership and about developing leadership skills while highlighting what a leader truly is. The interaction and engagement from the teens stuck out to me the most during the workshop. They all seemed so enthused to be participating and quick to share their opinions.
Safe space, safe space
It is needed these days
I fear we are drowning in silence and conformity
Putting ourselves through the agony of a filter for our words
Don’t run, dear
You are your own story…
This will not be the last time you feel like this.
There will be days your body feels more crumpled mistake than masterpiece.
My skin is darker and my hair is unrulier. But just because my reality isn’t being reblogged on Instagram doesn’t mean it’s not good enough. … I don’t need a hashtag to tell me my worth and nor do you, dear friends.
It’s an experience most students are familiar with: sitting in a room with 20 or so classmates, suddenly anxious to avoid eye contact as the teacher announces the start of their mandatory sex education unit.
With the contentious presidential primaries at their climax, it is unsurprising that many teens may not be aware of another pressing international issue: the Zika virus.
Michael Foster takes a look at what it would mean for Georgia to seriously consider legalizing marijuana.
Teens from Planned Parenthood Southeast’s Teen Action Group spoke out about healthy relationships, as part of VOX Investigates project this semester.
In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Georgia ranks 3rd in the nation for the highest amount of teen-reported cases of physical abuse in a relationship. The issue of teen dating violence is incredibly prevalent among Atlanta youth, and it is an issue the VOX Investigates spring team is ready to […]
Despite living in a more progressive time period, conversations tend to be burdened by a mandate of silence when it comes to talking about how HIV or AIDS impacts the transgender community. According to GLAAD, a nonprofit supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, aseuxal/aromantic community, the term transgender is defined as “an umbrella term […]