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Every part of me: Mark Mercier

Every part of me: Mark Mercier
Geneve Thomas-Palmer, Web EIC December 17, 2019

Freshman year, Mark Mercier was sitting at the leftmost table on the first floor of CHS. The new school still felt foreign. At once, he felt a twinge of dread and excitement; he gets the same feeling whenever...

Every part of me: Susan King

Every part of me: Susan King
Geneve Thomas-Palmer December 3, 2019

Seven years ago, Susan King* decided she was too tired to stay in the closet at her job. In her previous place of work, King felt as though she had to hide her sexual orientation to keep healthy relationships...

Every part of me: mission statement

Every part of me: mission statement
Geneve Thomas-Palmer November 19, 2019

Last year, I ran a series called Every Part of Me, which documented the coming out stories of various LGBTQIA+ students and teachers at CHS. By the spring, it had died down: I had reservations about the...

Every part of me: Sophia Muraski

Every part of me: Sophia Muraski
Geneve Thomas-Palmer December 5, 2018

Sophia Muraski’s family had a running joke to see how long they could go without telling her sister, Mariah, that she was pansexual. Muraski had came out to her mother and her three sisters almost...

Every part of me: Ada Janson

Every part of me: Ada Janson
Geneve Thomas-Palmer November 7, 2018

Ada Janson* sat in her grandmother’s basement with her extended family, talking with her cousin about how odd the grade below her was, with their dyed hair and their anime. Her cousin said, “Two of...

Every part of me: Chloe Root

Every part of me: Chloe Root
Geneve Thomas-Palmer November 6, 2018

Chloe Root was walking down a public street on the way back from reading a poem for Pride Month in Providence, Rhode Island the last time she called a “dyke”. A group of guys pulled up next to her...

Every part of me: Shannon Thompson

Every part of me: Shannon Thompson
Geneve Thomas-Palmer November 5, 2018

Shannon Thompson was sitting in the car with her mother and her favorite soup, a mushroom beef barley from Zingerman’s, waiting to leave the parking lot and go in to choir practice, when she looked at...

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