Top Voted Pride & Prejudice Articles

Here are the top voted pride & prejudice articles:

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Dear Peers This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Peers, I used to look up to you. I used to try to get your attention. I used to want to fit in by wearing weird clothes and listening to all the lies you’d tell me. I used to laugh at jokes that weren’t funny. I used to let you copy... (more »)
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Homeschool Blues This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I get stereotyped a lot. When I meet someone for the first time, we’ll be talking about movies, music, or summer jobs – then, the dreaded question: “So, where do you go to school?” I shift slightly. I know how they’re going to ­react. I... (more »)
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Mom, I’m Gay This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     I remember that day when I proudly stated, “Mom, I’m gay.” I felt liberated - until I realized that she wanted to push me out of the car. Liberation, all right. Good thing I wasn’t liberated... (more »)
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A Hairy Tale This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Open your average Seventeen magazine and look at the ads. What are they selling? Razors. I find that perfectly acceptable; people shave and therefore need razors. There is something, however, that I’m not comfortable with: the message. Gillette... (more »)
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Being Different This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     Ask teenagers what their views are on fitting in with the crowd. Many will reply that they want to fit in, be like the popular kids, or go with the flow. The majority of teens who reply that they want to stand out... (more »)
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Never Judge a Book by its Cover This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Do you know what it's like to be judged? I do. Before you judge someone by their appearance, you should get to know that person. Just because others have labeled them unpopular, dorky or nerdy doesn't mean that really says anything about that... (more »)
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I Have A Dream, Too
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“We hold these Truths to be self-evident that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness…” Our... (more »)
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Feeling Crowns
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We were having a class discussion when the whole world seemed to freeze. I sat in my desk as an observer, the voice of my teacher faded away and I sat there as if I were invisible. After spending a couple months alongside these classmates of... (more »)
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Deportation of Mexican Immigrants
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Imagine having to leave a place that you’ve known forever. It’s where you grew up, made memories, a place you’ll never forget. For some people that is the reality. Unfortunately, deportation of Mexican immigrants has become a... (more »)
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Body Shaming
By , houston, TX
Did you know that 78% of teens body shame?                       It’s a shame how we all can’t get along. Did you also... (more »)
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Hijab This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     For several reasons, Muslim women around the world wear the headscarf, or hijab. One reason is to fulfill a religious obligation. This isn’t oppressive or demeaning for Muslim women but rather is an honor and a... (more »)
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Consequences of Conformity This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Looking through my high-school yearbook, I was amazed by how similar everyone looked.People who stood out were few and far between. Thinking about it now, I realizethat individuality is endangered. Everyone wants to look, act and sound... (more »)
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The Closet This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Brooklyn, NY
They shouldn't call it being in the closet, they should call it being buried alive. Hundreds of pounds of weight crush your chest, suffocating you. It's slowly killing you; you're driven mad by the weight of your secret. And your only option, your... (more »)
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Multiracial Children This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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     As I walk into the cafeteria and see my friends of different races, I have to decide who to be today: Asian, white, or multiracial. When I meet people, I always have to explain when they ask where I am from. If you... (more »)
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Shine Your Light This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Life is not easy for anyone. People struggle, trying to get from day to day without too much heartache. What makes me different from others? I am overweight. I am the biggest person in my high school class of sixty kids. I have struggled my whole... (more »)
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High School From the Eyes of an Outcast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     I am not easily recognized, or rather, I am easilyignored. My style of dress is a cardigan and jeans, or when it's warmer, aT-shirt and jeans. Occasionally I'll wear khakis. I am a very unnoticeable 5'3''and have... (more »)
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