“I wasn’t jubilant to vote, I didn’t look at the process as tedious and exhausting. That was, until, I got to a polling place on the last day of early voting.”
“Coming out isn’t always easy. In fact, it’s usually not – I grew up in a religious household.”
“I always thought it would be easy to come out to my mom because of how accepting she was to other family and friends coming out as LGBT. I think parents go by the motto, ‘As long as it is not my child.’”
“I can say now at age 23 that as cliché as it sounds, it really does get better. Life is too short to live as anyone but yourself.”
“But the beauty of truth is that, once released, it can never be sealed into one’s insides left to rot once more, or breed an outburst of anger. And once expelled and purged away, I discovered that there is room for so much more.”
When VOX ATL visited the GCAPP Empowerment Summit, here’s what teens had to say regarding identity.
This year alone I’ve lost two of my favorite artists of all time in Mac Miller and XXXtentacion, and one last year with the loss of Lil Peep. It’s always hard to see your favorite artist go, and especially hard when three of them pass away with so much life ahead of them.
Finally! Season four of the VOXCast is here. This time we have VOXCast co-founders Kenneth Franklin and Khalil Shipman talking about their transitions into freshman year, of college.
The fun and games of freshman year are over, and it’s now time to focus on your future. Although the changes may seem serious, if you stay focused and listen to the words I’m spitting you should be fine.
Across the metro area, Atlanta Police say gang members are recruiting younger members – even as young as 8 and 9 years old. There has been a steady increase in the numbers of teenage gang members during the past.