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Teaching Coming Out: How Stonewall and RuPaul Inspire Me

Coming Out: How Stonewall and RuPaul Inspire Me

When Shakeva's mother doesn't embrace the news that she's gay, she feels lost. Diving into the world of LGBTQ authors, entertainers, and history, helps her feel more confident and connected.

Shakeva Griswould
Youth Communication


How can figurative language and diction support a message?


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