An Athlete’s Life in the Closet: One Tar Heel’s Tale » gay4soccer What follows is the personal testimonial of Stephen Bickford, who was 2004 NSCAA/Adidas National High School Player of the Year, United States U-18 player, and University of North Carolina Forward, all while living the life of a young man in the closet. — Chris In high school, I was fortunate enough to have been a part of one of the greatest youth teams in the country at the time, the ’86 CASL Elite. As a team we won the NCYSA State Championship every single year from U-14 through U-19 and were a force to be reckoned with on the national stage, winning multiple showcase tournaments all over the country. From my first touch of a ball at 6 years old, I had a rare gift for an American soccer player. Being gay and playing a team sport can be incredibly frightening. And what would my coach think? Nobody should ever have to make this sort of decision, let alone a teenager having to go through all the other challenges that come with being that age. However, this fear also drove me.
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Jodie Foster's Coming Out Speech At The Golden Globes Le Garage: invention d'un espace masculin In the U.S., garages did not really become a part of the “typical” American home (if we can say such a thing) until the start of the 20th century. Certainly garages existed; but they weren’t seen as a necessity. Two things you’d probably guess drove garage production initially: the increasing presence of cars owned by individual families and suburbanization. But, suburbanization was also accompanied by a renewed interest in a sort of “do-it-yourself” lifestyle, and garages played a role in this history. Industrialization and suburbanization brought about fantastic transformations in family life and gender relations. If you have a home built in the early 20th century that hasn’t been remodeled, it’s likely that you have a fairly closed-off, small kitchen and probably only one centrally-located bathroom. [M]illions have taken to heart Thoreau’s example, withdrawing to their basement and garage workshops to find there a temporary Walden. This country can’t be knocked out with one punch.
11-Year-Old Transgender Girl Responds To Obama's Inauguration Speech Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection by developmental psychologist Niobe Way is a must-read for anyone concerned with the so-called “boy crisis,” anyone who is raising a boy in the U.S., and anyone who doubts that feminism can—and should—improve the lives of boys and men. In this richly-researched book, based on in-depth, one-on-one interviews with teenage boys in the U.S. as they progress through high school, Way debunks the cultural myth that boys don’t have, need, or desire close friendships. By attempting to truly listen—through the distracting noise of our own assumptions and expectations—to what boys themselves are actually saying, she paints a reality that is both more heartbreaking and more hopeful than the myth. One of the most refreshing aspects of this book is that it centers the voices and experiences of boys who are often marginalized in such studies. As Deep Secrets so powerful illustrates, these myths can be self-fulfilling. Word.