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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The Truth About Feminism This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I am a fifteen-year-old girl living in India, and I am a feminist. I feel the need to be a feminist, not because it’s the new “in” thing today, but because feminism is about my rights. The fact that my sister... (more »)
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Apples and Oranges
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When you think of food your mind doesn't immediately go to salads, fruit bowls, or bagels does it? Well, if it does then congratulations, your healthy. No, my mind immediately goes to those barbeque Pringles and chocolate bar. You know why?... (more »)
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Homophobia This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Malakoff, TX
Homosexuality is defined as a person having a romantic attraction toward someone of the same gender. A more specific definition would be a man loving a man and a woman loving a woman to be more specific. For some people, that’s completely... (more »)
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Women's Strength
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Why is your gender thought of as a misfortune or mistake? Whether you are seen as strong or weak depends on the gender you were born, but why is that? Why are women seen as less powerful in the world than men?  Whether it be neurological... (more »)
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Prejudice
By , Marble, NC
Prejudice: A predetermined opinion that is not based on reason or a realistic experience. Prejudice is spread around the world where people refuse to understand certain things about a person or culture, they refuse to learn and develop a solid... (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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