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Youth Suicide and Learning Curves: The Modern LGBTQ+ Landscape

Youth Suicide and Learning Curves: The Modern LGBTQ+ Landscape

By Jean-Michel Ricard and Mia Capuno

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features

LGBTQ+ youth attempt suicide at four times the rate of their heterosexual counterparts, with 28.5% of those polled reporting having attempted suicide within the past six months according to a 2016 study by Harvard and John Hopkins University. Now this rate is in decline. The study, which examined ...

LGBTQ+ Day of Silence

By Hoku Kern, News Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Announcements

The Day of Silence is on Friday, April 21st. This is a day of awareness for LGBTQ+ kids who have been bullied and forced to remain silent about their bullying. Social Equality club will have a table where you can pledge to be silent for the day, or you can wear a wristband to show that you are in ...

Gender Neutral Bathroom: The Impact

Gender Neutral Bathroom: The Impact

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor

September 30, 2016


Filed under Features

  The crowded H-building hallways surrounding the recently added gender neutral bathroom are filled with not only teenagers rushing to their next class, but hushed conversation about the controversial topic. Junior Pen Scott often hears students referring to it as the ‘trans bathroom’ rather than the gende...

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

DP introduces gender-neutral bathrooms

By Elisian Ly, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2016


Filed under Features

On May 27, Dos Pueblos High School opened its first gender-neutral bathroom. The new bathroom was installed in what was the girl’s bathroom in the H-wing of campus, while the boy’s bathroom right next to it remains a bathroom just for males.   Friday was planned to be first full day of the gender-neu...

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