The Raider Wire

My Thoughts vs. Society’s

Two students walk down the hallway with their fingers interlaced to show their pride for their sexuality along with who they are. It takes a lot of guts to be able to do something like this but I commend the people who are able to face the world even with all of the hate.

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

“That’s so gay!” Just that simple phrase when used can be meant as a joke, but to anyone who is inherently “gay”, it is seen as malice. Since when did it become a bad thing to be gay? Let me share the actual definition of the word gay. Gay means to be light-hearted or carefree, and it was...

LGBTQ+ Books and TV Shows for Young Adults

Rayne Crivelli’s room is a shrine of LGBTQ+ media, featuring movies, books, and music by gay artists from all walks of life.

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014

LGBTQ+ students often seek out media they can relate to through movies, television, music and books. It is human nature to look for a self-representation in the media they consume. Books and TV shows are popular for the long term connections young adults form through ongoing series and fan culture. Books Beauty Queens by Libba Bray...

GSA Unites in the Name of Equality for All

GSA members discussing current LBGT current events with their club sponsor, Mrs. Younghouse.

Jackie Busche, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

The Gay Straight Alliance is a club that was formed at the beginning of the2013-2014 school year by gay and straight students who wanted a place at North where they could be free from judgment and conflict. Those students came together and asked Mrs. Younghouse, a tenth and eleventh grade English teacher,...

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