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A safe haven for gay youth

Original post made on May 14, 2009

While they recognize the Bay Area is known for its progressive politics, local advocates say many Mountain View students questioning their sexual identity still feel disconnected from traditional high school rituals such as prom and homecoming.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 18, 2008, 11:40 AM

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Posted by Liam OG
a resident of another community
on May 14, 2009 at 10:08 pm

Be there creative expression for all youth who are in need of outlets for voice to speak out on political in justices and society at large. Be there oppurtunities for community ideals to be cultivated from the perspective of youth who know what it's like to be oppressed since we were brought up in a world we live in. Let's open doors of positivity by engaging ourselves more in tune to the needs of our minorities and seek the positive changes that will allow growth in time. May our morals depict our strength to carry on in a fast paced world and may our abilities to reach out to one another be respected and carried out with the intention of healing our brothers and sisters across the county and beyond. America needs our voice now more than ever. Have hope and disperse our cries for justice for all to hear.
Liam OG

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