Daily Archives : January 2, 2015

Replace #ItGetsBetter to #IWillMakeItBetter for Leelah Alcorn

[section_title title=First page title] Leelah Alcorn, 17, committed suicide on December 28th 2014, after she walked four miles from her home onto an Ohio interstate, where she was struck and killed by a semi-trailer. Leelah was a transgender teenager who…

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Top Tools Online to Keep Up with the News

When my frustrated U.S. Government classmates asked my teacher why he quizzed us on current events, he responded with a very simple, but powerful, question: “Would you want your kids to know who the mayor of Los Angeles is?” Everyone…

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#RealLifeTransAdult Tweets Give Others Hope After Loss of Leelah Alcorn

Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old girl, committed suicide this past weekend. She left a suicide note in her Tumblr queue, which automatically published after she committed suicide. In her note, she detailed her struggle as a young transgender girl living with…

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