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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Media stereotypes of LGBT characters set misleading standard, isolate viewers

Media stereotypes of LGBT characters set misleading standard, isolate viewers

Sarah Mosteller April 6, 2020

The American sitcom, “The Middle,” follows a lower middle class family, featuring the middle child Sue, living in Indiana through their daily struggles with a comical yet relatable family dynamic.  In...

Art by Rachel Stevens.

LGBTQ athletes find community within athletics

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

In sixth grade sophomore Zachary Willmore said he knew he was gay when he memorized all the lyrics to Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass.” While he doesn’t watch sports often, he said Minaj is the closest...

Art by Snowy Li.

Coming out for clout disrespects LGBTQ community

Sarah Mosteller January 22, 2020

More than 1,000 hate crimes based on sexual-orientation are reported every year. Historic events such as the Orlando shooting, killing 49 at a gay nightclub, or Stonewall, where police violently raided...

LGBT youth remains resilient in face of discrimination

LGBT youth remains resilient in face of discrimination

Nikol Slatinska May 24, 2017

Art by Dzung Nguyen This story contains explicit language In just five short months, the legal and everyday circumstances have turned completely upside down for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender...

Staff Editorial: Bill would cage transgender people, obstruct acceptance

Staff Editorial: Bill would cage transgender people, obstruct acceptance

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State legislators address transgender bathroom issue

State legislators address transgender bathroom issue

Jenna Liu April 28, 2016

art by Joy Park Missouri students may soon see the creation of “bathroom patrol squads” with SB 720, a bill that would demand public schools to enforce gender-specific facilities, requiring transgender...

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Club to host transgender education conference

Jenna Liu April 22, 2016

From 5-6:30 tonight, the RBHS United Feminists Association (UFA) will host the first annual Transgender Education Conference in the Performing Arts Center. The club has invited speakers to give introductory...

The Pearl tells stories of everyday transgender women

‘The Pearl’ tells stories of everyday transgender women

Grace Dorsey March 6, 2016

‘The Pearl’ offers an introspective view of the real lives of transgender women. It tells four individuals’ stories and their journeys through various degrees of their transitions. This documentary...

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Huddlestonsmith overcomes religious conflicts through freethought

Jay Whang April 14, 2014

On March 15 and 16, Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists and Agnostics hosted their first annual conference at University of Missouri-Columbia. Secular speakers came to discuss about their activism in...

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