Because it's not about being a trans youth, it's about being a youth, but a human before anything. Labels wouldn't exist and people wouldn't feel the need to live out loud so often if we all could just respect the fact that we are as different as we are the same and it's okay! And so we must protect our kids from the hands of those who simply don't care to grasp this reality.
Did you know that LGBTQ youth are more likely to experience violence, be rejected by their families, receive minimal support from school/employment, and their community due to their sexual orientation or gender expressions? Did you know that this is said to be more common within communities of color? Where does this idea of help vs punishment when white queerness compared to the queer youth of color come from?
Hi all! Spring is here! And what does this mean? That spring cleaning is in full effect! Finding yourself looking at tons of items that you no longer have a use for?
Beautiful Brown Bag will be more than happy to assist you as we have so many young souls who will be excited to receive such great items. To learn how you can help contact email@example.com
As a youth what do you feel was a great piece of advice that you received from an adult that you feel helps you to be the person that you are today? What is one thing that you wish you were told or learned that you didn't know until becoming an adult?
Hey! You there! Have something that you want to get rid of but not sure where to go or what to do? When in doubt don't throw it out! Here at Beautiful Brown Bag, we welcome many types of donations due to the resources that we provide to the youth directly and related organizations who need assistance as well. From gently used clothing to hygiene supplies to kitchenware. Every little bit counts towards something bigger! To learn how you can help contact beautifulbrownbag@gmail
What do you think the number reason is that the youth become homeless or displaced? Their answer is lack of resources or they nor their parents had the education on how to go about receiving services during a crisis. Why is this such regular thing in communities of color? Especially, black communities. We are the most under-served, overlooked, and excluded out of any other culture or ethnic group. Why do YOU think this is?
White. Male. Queerness. In the LGBTQ+ communities, we know of this to be a hard-hitting reality. How does this impact your life being a person of color within Chicago and other major cities? What experiences have you had?
There are many homeless, displaced, at-risk youth in this world.
We see them around us every day no matter where we are.
In order to have better, we must create and do better. As a parent, things can be extremely tough, testy, and challenging at times. And this is a natural, normal reaction when one is raising little humans.
However, some situations are more extreme than others as we all know and have seen when it comes to parental frustration and utilizing control and r