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Call Ed: Settling for exclusion

TKC Staff November 7, 2018

While playing on George Washington University’s women’s basketball team, Kye Allums became the first transgender female National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athlete to compete Division I...

Were still here

We’re still here

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



photo by Megan Van Buren

Menstruation as a transgender male

Annie O'Brien, health and wellness editor October 19, 2018

One of the issues the transgender community in our country, and in our school especially, faces if dealing with menstruation as a transgender male. The main way to alleviate some of the stigma around it...

Using the restroom in peace

Using the restroom in peace

Logan Crews, opinions editor February 24, 2018

I didn’t realize how much of a luxury it was to pee in public until I no longer felt safe in a binary bathroom. Even though my body didn’t physically change when I came out as transgender, I no longer...

LGBT+ Podcast: Being transgender in high school

LGBT+ Podcast: Being transgender in high school

Logan Crews, opinions editor February 23, 2018

Logan Crews, opinions editor, and Hayden Wilson, sophomore, talk about their experiences being transgender in high school from coming out to bathrooms to awkward encounters.

Maggie Burton

To find oneself

Ally Ortmann, features writer December 6, 2017

Known for being an openly transgender student dedicated to securing rights for the LGBTQ+ community, Hayden Wilson, sophomore, has struggled to gain freedom from society and his own mind. Hayden was...

To pee or not to pee?

To pee or not to pee?

Claire Boysen, opinions writer October 7, 2016

You raise your hand and ask if you may use the restroom. The teacher says “sure”, so you get up and walk to the hallway. And that’s when you realize, you must make a choice: women’s or men’s....

Neutral is normal

Neutral is normal

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer May 12, 2015

They might make up only 0.3 percent of the population of the United States, according to Gary J. Gates. It might be something people aren’t used to. It might be something people are afraid of talking...

KHS makes accomodations for transgender students

KHS makes accomodations for transgender students

Abby Christensen, news editor October 9, 2014

His mother teased him about it and his father told him to stop seeking attention. He said his family practically disowned him for it. His peers and teachers refused to use male pronouns around him, and...

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