straight edge youth

Girl Singing at a house show support youth

Supporting Young People in the sXe Community

I had just gotten three x’s tattooed on my back. I started calling myself straight edge at 16, I got the idea to get a tattoo at 19. I was less than pleased that my commitment was being treated as a...

Young alternative girl sitting on the black floor with a school

Being That Girl

Drugs are a topic that is talked about in every high school on earth. Whether it’s the teachers attempting to tell the students not to do them, or the students themselves talking about it, it’s there....

teens listening to music

Can Teens Be Straight Edge?

When I tell people that I’m straight edge, I get some predictable reactions: the few people who’ve heard about straight edge movement will look at me warily. After we chat a little, I’ll find out that...