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Students join the fight for gender equality

Students join the fight for gender equality

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Campus

For over 150 years, women have fought for equal rights. This past week, that fight was brought to Carlmont. Run by the Human Relations Commission of ASB, Gender Equality Week featured a new theme and activity each day, from March 6 to March 10, that supported equal rights for all. Monday encour...

All genders allowed, but not all the time

All genders allowed, but not all the time

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
September 22
Filed under Campus

It's passing period. Junior Spencer Stancil, a transgender man, walks past lower D-hall, and reluctantly enters what was formerly the girls restroom, wishing to embrace his true self. The now all-gender restrooms, located in lower D-Hall, received much attention at Carlmont when they were first...

Gender-neutral bathrooms aren’t complete ‘safe-zones’

Gender-neutral bathrooms aren’t complete ‘safe-zones’

Justin Som, Staff Writer
May 25
Filed under Opinion

As a conservative Democrat, I completely support the efforts of transgender people to erase discrimination from the general populace. Like many Americans, I have seen that there are similarities between the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960s and the LGBT movements of today. Yet, when...

Sexuality or gender is not an insult, so don’t make it one

Sexuality or gender is not an insult, so don’t make it one

Megan Tao, Highlander Editor/Columnist
May 18
Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

"That's so gay." I hear those three words and I can't help but cringe. Those three words are, unfortunately, commonly used by one person to insult another. Those three words are an insult because they are meant to indicate that if you're gay then you are somehow less than a man. According...

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Society needs to stop supporting gender inequality

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist
February 27
Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

"I really want to help people, so I want to become a nurse," he said. "I want to keep our communities safe, so I want to be a police officer," she said. "Wait, you can't be a nurse that's a women's job and you can't be a police officer, you're not strong enough," said society. According to the...

Feminist Club spreads gender equality awareness

Feminist Club spreads gender equality awareness

Megan Tao, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Campus

Carlmont's Feminist Club strives to spread awareness about gender equality and feminism around Carlmont High School and the community. Senior Elise Dimick, the club's co-president, said,"Our goal is to educate students about feminism. We do this by expose students to the political, economic, and social...

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer
September 3
Filed under Activity Bios

Similar to other clubs at Carlmont aiming to give voice to several minority groups, the Feminist Club strives to educate students on the principles of feminism while discussing current events regarding gender bias in the media, politics, and more. The club is jointly administered by seniors Elise...

Flushing out the gender separation

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director
August 14
Filed under News

Lily Zheng remembers a time when she thought she was going to burst. It was one day during her junior year as students at Carlmont High School rushed to their next class. For the 18-year-old who was born biologically male, but has identified as female since she was young, using a bathroom at school...

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