16-year-old Kyle talks about how he went from being bullied in middle school to becoming the face of the GSTA in his high school.
This show is the first in a new series on the experiences of LGBTQ teens in Maine. This episode features a conversation with high school junior AJ, who identifies as gender-neutral. AJ discusses the challenges of not identifying as either a girl or a boy, and the value of finding allies within a new school.
This week’s show concludes our series on incarceration. We speak with Dostoevsky scholar Dr. Robin Feuer Miller about how the classic novel Crime and Punishment is relevant to the experiences of prisoners today, and we hear stories from listeners about how incarceration, and the stigma it carries, have affected their own lives.
An interview with Jo Morrissey, program director of 21 reasons. Jo describes common myths that keep parents from being effective at preventing their kids from using alcohol.