The Roosevelt Review

What TRIDE Can Do for You

Back to Article
Back to Article

What TRIDE Can Do for You

Photo by Fatimah Jackson

Photo by Fatimah Jackson

Photo by Fatimah Jackson

Fatimah Jackson, Staff Writer

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






TRIDE is a student-run non-profit organization for LGBT advocacy at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. The group began simply as a Take A Stand project, but then grew into a mission to refine America’s outlook on LGBT people through action and acceptance.

You may have seen their flyers around campus. Like the flyer advertises, TRIDE is meant to be a safe place for LGBT students and educate others about the oppression LGBT people face. If you happen to see the TRIDE flyers on the back of doors on campus, it means that that teacher is open to any student who may be feeling discriminated or unaccepted based on their gender identity, sexual orientation, or etcetera.

Provided by Josh Dineros

When I spoke with Joshua Dineros, one of the creators of TRIDE, this is what he had to say about the meaning of TRIDE. “Our vision at TRIDE is for everyone’s true self to be accepted in the sight of difference.”

As our country continues to grow, more individuals are beginning to understand that there is no set standard of rules you have to adhere to in life. With organizations like TRIDE, they help restructure the world to become a more open and accepting place. If you are a student at Eleanor Roosevelt who is struggling with your gender identity, sexual orientation, or other, then TRIDE is for you.

 

About the Writer
Fatimah Jackson, Treasurer/Editor

I'm Fatimah Jackson and for the Roosevelt Review I intend to write advice pieces, and fun short stories for the school newspaper. I hope everyone reading...

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    Digital Citizenship Lessons

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    Student Spotlight: Aydan Cortez

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    Student Plans for Winter Break

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    ERHS Students Win at 2018 CAAP Stand & Deliver Showcase

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    Studying Tips for Finals Coming Up

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    History Day

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    CNUSD Poetry Showcase

  • Campus News

    Finals week is just around the corner

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    AVID’s Got Talent Show

  • What TRIDE Can Do for You

    Campus News

    Welcome Back Mustangs!

Navigate Right
The student news site of Eleanor Roosevelt High School
What TRIDE Can Do for You