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The Kirkwood Call

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes this year.

Kirkwood’s new gender and sexuality health unit

Natalie Bednarski, news writer October 7, 2022

KSD will start teaching about gender expression and sexuality in eighth grade and high school health classes with the goal of spreading inclusion in the 2022-23 school year. Currently, the specific...

Black LGBT individuals struggled to be accepted in both social movements. Their identity as both a Black and LGBT person made them targets for criticism, abuse and discrimination.

Black and LGBT history: Forever intertwined

Olivia Silvey, opinions editor August 26, 2020

In history class, students usually learn about the civil rights movements of women, Indigenous people, the Black community and the LGBT community. However, students aren’t always taught that the histories...

As an established community, LGBTQ+ studies deserve to be included for a non-discriminatory education. 

Call Ed: Education equality

TKC Staff October 4, 2019

Overlooked, ignored, excluded. Imagine going through years of school and never learning about yourself. This is the reality for LGBTQ+ students throughout the United States. As an established community,...

“If youre not having straight sex you’re on your own.”

(Same) sex education?

Jonathan Munroe, news features writer March 6, 2019

*Name changed for anonymity “If you're not having straight sex you’re on your own,” Suzy* said. “When I first thought about having sex, I knew there wasn’t any information, not even a pamphlet...

LGBT+ Podcast | The Chick-fil-A controversy feat. Spencer Kates

LGBT+ Podcast | The Chick-fil-A controversy feat. Spencer Kates

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief February 13, 2019

In this episode of The Kirkwood Call's LGBT+ podcast, Logan Crews sits down with Spencer Kates, junior, to discuss political stereotypes and LGBT people as well as the recent controversy over Chick-fil-A.

photo by Kara Rieger

Complicit consumerism

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief February 4, 2019

I’ve heard a million times that I’m lucky. I’m lucky I was born in 2000 to the Crews family in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. I’m lucky I came out as queer and transgender to open arms and...

art by Celia Bergman

LGBT+ Podcast | LGBT+ students answer anonymous questions

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief December 10, 2018

Today on The Kirkwood Call’s LGBT podcast, five LGBT students (Logan Crews, Rosie Doyle, Stella Luciano, Ryleigh Palmer and Aaron Wise) will be answering anonymous questions submitted by other KHS students....

Creating a change to be proud of

Creating a change to be proud of

Amara Harper and Ryleigh Palmer November 30, 2018

At Pulse Nightclub the red and blue lights flashed following reports of gunshots in the club. Nobody knew how many were dead. Friends and family anxiously awaited as they crowded around their loved ones,...

Were still here

We’re still here

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief October 22, 2018



LGBT+ Podcast | Current events

LGBT+ Podcast | Current events

Logan Crews and Izzy Colón October 8, 2018

Logan Crews and Izzy Colón talk about the most recent and prevalent news in the LGBT community. Have ideas for more LGBT+ Podcasts? Let us know by leaving a comment.

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