Ask Angel – Double Betrayal

I saw something last week and I am still seething. My boyfriend and I have only been together for a couple of weeks. So, we’ve been spending a lot of time together, and my best friend is usually there too. Lately, she’s been making it pretty obvious that she’s crushing on him. Just little comments about how funny he is or how sweet he is. I’ve usually brushed them off. Except, I had some people over the other night and watched the two of them walk off together. I followed them, and I watched her kiss him on the cheek. He didn’t say anything about us being together or that he can’t, he just smiled. To be honest, I didn’t stay to see what happened next. I just left the room quietly and hung out with other people. It’s been a few days, and I don’t know what to do. I’m so mad at both of them and so hurt. What should I do?

– seething
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The Unrealistic Portrayal of Teenagers in Movies and Shows

Elizabeth Grimes

If you say that you haven’t found yourself mirroring the amazing glamorous lives of the people you see on screen, then you’re lying. We’ve all wanted to be smart like Rory Gilmore, rich like Blair Waldorf, or adventurous like the Pogues and live the same as so many other popular characters. From the millions of TV shows and movies available to watch, some really stand out and make a large impact on our generation. Teen-oriented series have grown to be incredibly popular over the last few decades. These media can have amazing plotlines, actors, and representation, but very few do a good job of illustrating realistic teenage lives. 

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Ask Angel – Teen Pregnancy

Angel answers the question…

I’m really in need of good advice. I recently found out that I was pregnant. This is a huge problem. I am Catholic so I cannot tell my parents and I can’t get an abortion. I haven’t told my boyfriend but I’m afraid if he finds out he’ll leave me. I feel like I can’t talk to anyone so this is a last resort. I keep thinking I should maybe have a confession? Please help me. – Stressed Continue reading Ask Angel – Teen Pregnancy

Skam and its International Appeal

I can distinctly remember the day I started watching Skam because it was the day after the American presidential election. I guess I was in some sort of shock so I distracted myself from those feelings by starting a new TV show, as I usually do. Little did I know that would be the day I’d become crazily obsessed with a Norwegian teen drama. I … Continue reading Skam and its International Appeal

“Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List” Movie Review

How many movies have you seen where a main character is gay? How about bisexual? Surprisingly, most people don’t even know what bisexuality entails. It isn’t only the fault of the miseducation of the subject, but it is also the fault of media excluding diverse sexualities from the entertainment field. So, when Netflix starts recommending a film which includes exactly this, how could an LGBT+ … Continue reading “Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List” Movie Review