Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Most Recent Pride & Prejudice Articles

Here are the most recent pride & prejudice articles:

Islamophobia: The Newest Trend in Hate This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Custom User Avatar
Misconceptions and stereotypes are dangerous to a society’s well being. Ignorance and a lack of knowledge has led to hatred and division when we should be striving for love and unity. As a Muslim American, I am lucky that I have not faced... (more »)
Fighting Prejudice: The Hijab
Custom User Avatar
Rashida, a¬†Palestinian-American teenager, ¬†had spent almost twelve years in Detroit, Michigan surrounded by a large Arab-American community and attending a religious private school there. Even though she always wore the hijab, she was never... (more »)
A Negative View on Works of Art
By , Northborough, MA
Imagine a man with tattoos all over his body. He walks around everyday with that ink on his body and can never take them off. What is your first impression of this man? A lot of people might question him and wonder why anyone would ever do that... (more »)
Xenophobia This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Custom User Avatar
When I was younger, I wanted to be American. I wanted to live in a house in a suburban neighborhood, and have a golden retriever named Sparky. Even though as a child, I worshipped Hannah Montana, watched every High School Musical DVD, and sang... (more »)
Silent Violence
Custom User Avatar
Sexual harassment is more than just the cat calling and the snide comments. It’s the unwanted sexual moves, the inappropriate touching. Most commonly it is workplace harassment but it can happen anytime in any scenario. Studies have shown... (more »)
Search on Facebook: Empathy This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
Custom User Avatar
Hipsterism is, in one light, a subset of popular culture defined by polaroid cameras, cold brew coffee from local coffee shops, skinny jeans, and beards. In another light, though, hipsterism is a dangerous influence on young adults in their... (more »)
Colorblind
Custom User Avatar
I used to think everyone was the same. My parents shared the same struggles as other Americans, so why was I different. They often had to work longer hours than their 9-5 job asked. And five year old me? I appreciated hamburgers and fishing as... (more »)
So What If He's Gay?
Custom User Avatar
Teachers often tell their students something that would, sometimes unknowingly, impact the students greatly for years to come. I am no exception to this. It was during English class in the seventh grade when it happened and I will always... (more »)
My Sexuality Is Not a Trend
By , Nyack, NY
"Seems like quite the trend," my mother remarked after hearing that one of her friend's daughter had come out as pansexual. "I guess all the kids want to be pansexual nowadays." I bit my lip, concentrating on my phone's lockscreen and trying to... (more »)
Jewish and Queer?
By , South Orange, NJ
Coming out is one of the most awkward act that a member of the LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Intersex, and Ace) community will ever experience. Telling your family and friends that you aren’t the “norm” is simply... (more »)
Are the Justice and Education System Biased...
Custom User Avatar
The Declaration of Independence states that all men and women are created equally and everything is supposed to be fair for everyone. The question is, how true is this really? Is everything the same for everyone? Law Enforcement, the Education... (more »)
Police Abusing Power?
Custom User Avatar
Did you know that police officers in the United States kill black victims at least 2 times a week? Police need to stop abusing their power to kill people, abuse people, and shut down people's freedom of speech in the United States. This is... (more »)
Our Protector or Our Savior?
Custom User Avatar
Are police officers our protectors or our enemies? Police brutality has been a big problem lately. I’m here to tell you why police brutality is bad and many of the killings are for no apparent reason. Does this have to do with police... (more »)
Autism Is Not a Tragedy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Custom User Avatar
My little brother is autistic. Meaning that he has been diagnosed with  complex disorders having to do with brain development, which cause him to have difficulty interacting and communicating with people, whether it be verbally or... (more »)
6 comments
Age of Exploration: Heroic or Heinous?
Custom User Avatar
I woke up late that Monday morning, basking in the fact that there was no school. It was early October, and the stress of fourth grade was really getting to me. Christopher Columbus was a man I envisioned I would be forever grateful for, and as... (more »)
Drop the Label This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Northborough, MA
“Are you Middle-Eastern? African? Indian? Indonesian?” “I told you, I really don’t know” I’ve never known, and I never will. My parents are both citizens of the United Kingdom, as am I, but... (more »)
Site Feedback