LGBTQ

Last summer, it was widely reported that STD cases hit a record high for the sixth year in a row. Roughly 68 million Americans have an STD. Included in those numbers are young people ages 15-24 years old, which account for 60% of the cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis (CDC, 2021). Of those numbers, […]

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iMAD is the name of our sexual health education program that stands for “I Make a Difference”. We believe that each of our students has the power to make a huge difference in their own life, the lives of others, and our community at large. The iMAD Program is one of the many programs offered by […]

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No Name-Calling: Words Have Power Words have power. What we say, how we say it and who we say it to all have meaning. One of the worst things you can do is to name-call; which is a form of bullying. The second to last week of January is No Name-Calling Week, which is in […]

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June is LGBTQ Pride Month. The HRHN iMAD Program prides itself on being inclusive to ALL youth.  We are proud to be allies to the LGBTQ community and the LGBTQ youth in our area.  We celebrate the ways we are all alike and the ways that make us different and unique every month but especially during […]

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For some, home is a safe haven from the noisy world around us where we can escape the drama and bustle of the outside world. However, with the social distancing and closure of movie theatres, parks, afterschool clubs, museums and many other outlets for education and entertainment it can feel like we are at risk […]

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Teaching Tolerance To Our Youth While we all have different values and beliefs, it is important for each of us to be tolerant and teach tolerance to our youth. Even if a person does not condone the lifestyle of another, they should respect the person and their individuality. LGBTQ+ youth, in particular, have a difficult […]

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