Because no one else seems able to accept it in the classroom, there is something I need to get off my chest, right here, right now. So here, because all you health teachers are so incompetent, Iâ€™m going to do your job for you: Gay exists.
Shocking, I know. I suppose you teachers are often too busy to consider gay people, as you go on about the dangers of putting male parts near female parts. We donâ€™t fit into the rules you preach, after all.
There were other glaring issues with my sexual education classes aside from this avoidist attitude. I remember clearly that in eighth grade, our health textbook was nothing but a flimsy, paperback compendium of fictional shock stories, essays and trite little activities aimed towards enforcing the idea that no matter what anyone said or how we felt inside,...
A First, First Date
Published: December 15, 2011
By Elizabeth HenkeIn all my seventeen years of living, would you believe me if I said that up until a little less than a month ago Iâ€™d never once been on any sort of social outing equivalent to a â€śdate?â€ť For my entire life I had been perpetually single and,...