LGBT+ & Political Commentary

Transgender teenager providing LGBT+ & Political Commentary from different views than seen in mainstream media.

The Cohen Report – 10/25/2018

This week's episode of The Cohen Report is about the bomb threats sent to outspoken Trump critics, with a little reading of my Vote Yes on 3 piece at the end! Script below. Bombings What Happened? (CNN) Six explosive devices were sent to leaders of the Democratic Party, including two former Presidents, and to CNN … Continue reading The Cohen Report – 10/25/2018

The Cohen Report – Brett Kavanaugh

First real episode of my new radio show. Sorry for all the interruptions from the school announcements! Recorded on 10/11/2018 Script Below: Who Is Brett Kavanaugh? Information thanks to Business Insider Brett Kavanaugh was born Feb. 12, 1965, in Washington, DC. He attended Georgetown Preparatory School, an all-boys school in Rockville, Maryland. He was staff … Continue reading The Cohen Report – Brett Kavanaugh

Goodbye ‘GAYRHS’, Hello ‘The Cohen Report’

GAYRHS has been an incredible radio show I've hosted at my high school for the past year, but it's finally time to say goodbye. I want to shift away from a full on LGBT+ talk show, even though I enjoyed it - I was just running out of topics, honestly. So this is the first … Continue reading Goodbye ‘GAYRHS’, Hello ‘The Cohen Report’

Congregation B’Nai Shalom – Yes On 3 Speech

This is the speech I gave tonight, 9/23/18, at Congregation B'Nai Shalom. Video to follow shortly. Hello, my name is Elijah Cohen-Gordon. I’m a senior at Algonquin Regional High School. Right now, all my focus should be on my college applications. Unfortunately, I have a lot of my attention focused right now on something most … Continue reading Congregation B’Nai Shalom – Yes On 3 Speech

The Complex Issue of Childhood Transition

CW: Transphobia, mentions of self-harm “On Thursday afternoon, conservative celebrity Ben Shapiro used the main stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, to criticize the notion of transgender identity. ‘You don’t get to tell little boys that they can become little girls,’ he said with audible relish.” This quote from Newsweek … Continue reading The Complex Issue of Childhood Transition

LGBT+ Around the World Presentation

I promise a new piece for this blog is coming out soon! It's all about the controversies surrounding transgender children. All I need is free time and motivation... Anyways, here's a presentation for next week's GSA meeting that I made. It was pretty fun to create, and for once, I made it pretty short! KEYNOTE … Continue reading LGBT+ Around the World Presentation

LGBT+ History Presentation PDF

School break is almost over. ... So you know instead of doing homework, I'm making presentations for my school's GSA! I'm using Keynote for the presentations, and I'll upload this one I just finished as a PDF, so there won't be any effects/transitions/sound. I might upload the full version later. I'm insanely proud of this … Continue reading LGBT+ History Presentation PDF