YR Media journalists and commentators are trying to change the conversation about mental health as a shared experience and human right. Just because something is “all in your head” doesn’t mean it’s not real or worth talking about. YR Media’s young creators have developed a unique and powerful collection of reporting, personal essays, Q+As, resources, […]Read More Me, Myself And My Mental Health
In the New York City ballroom scene captured by the iconic film “Paris is Burning”, queer slang was a secret code. Decades later, it’s mainstream. But lots of people who use it now don’t even know where the words came from. Use YR Media’s queer vocabulary glossary to find out.Read More What’s the Tea?: A Glossary of Queer Slang
Following Trump’s threats of massive ICE raids that never really materialized, undocumented youth and their families remain on edge. For one teen, the fear follows him everywhere he goes. Read his story at YR Media.Read More His Parents Were Deported Before And He Fears It Could Happen Again
As Trump’s threats of ICE raids continue, a survey found 44.6% of Latinx adolescents worried at least sometimes about family separation due to deportation. YR Media reports on the mental health effects of the country’s immigration crackdown.Read More Deportation Fears Trigger Anxiety And Sleep Problems For Latinx Teens
After years of declining numbers, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors overwhelmingly voted to close juvenile hall. But where will the young detainees go? Reporter Amber Ly has the story. Read more at YR Media.Read More What Happens To Incarcerated Youth When A Juvenile Hall Closes?
San Francisco is the nation’s most expensive city. As prices on rent continue to skyrocket, young people are doing what they can to keep living costs down. Watch how some young adults are making use of the sharing economy for minimalist affordable housing at YR Media.Read More San Francisco’s $1,200 Bunk Bed