"It was my first real relationship, and I felt important and special," Chloe says.She couldn't deny that he had a temper, but honestly, his bad-boy persona was part of what she found so appealing in the first place. When rumors circulated that Josh had cheated on her and she tried to talk to him about it, he got angry.Read More The case that shook the music industry: Kesha vs. Luke, in a suit stating that he had sexually, verbally, emotionally, and physically abused her for years. Read More In May of 2017, I attended the Consolidated Youth Spring Institute, Building a Framework for Success in Chicago, Illinois.It’s here that I felt confirmation that as young people, we’re not the future of advocacy and change; we’re the now."Let's do it again." It's mid-May, and the cast, a combination of Cleveland Public Theatre regulars and members of Teatro Publico de Cleveland, a Latino theater company CPT launched in 2013, is two weeks away from the first public preview of "Johanna: Facing Forward." The atmosphere is collegial and collaborative, much lighter than the dark, difficult material in Rivas' production - teen-dating violence, stalking and rape.Later, they run through a gripping, ripped-from-the-headlines moment in the script - the September 2007 sentencing of Ruiz, when then-Judge Timothy Mc Ginty sent the 17-year-old to prison for 27 years. "It's almost like, that's the best he could do, right? "It's all still about From left: Johanna Orozco (with son Malcolm) and Plain Dealer reporter Rachel Dissell (and daughter Willa) tour Gordon Square Theatre in the summer of 2014 to see the space that will house "Johanna: Facing Forward." The world-premiere play is based on Dissell's 2007 series about Orozco's inspiring journey of courage and recovery and Orozco's journals. ' " The playwright reached out to the reporter on New Year's Day 2014, almost seven years after the stories were published.PRIDE began in 1970—as a way to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, NYC. Read More This is Real Stories - a blog by Let's Be Real members about their experiences with relationships, dating, and daily life.LBR is a movement by young people for young people about relationships.
” On Rainy’s high school ID card, she has a black eye. At first he was sweet: he didn’t try to kiss her on their first date. Tony became verbally abusive, Rainy stopped going to school, stopped spending time with her friends and her mom.July 2017 marked the one year anniversary of Let’s Be Real, a movement by young people for young people about relationships.To share our learnings from a year of movement-making and celebrate the accomplishments of the youth who drive it, Break the Cycle staff reflects on their experiences working... In 2014, Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) filed for a contractual break from her long-time music producer, Dr.An actor appearing in an alcove on an unfinished set in CPT's Gordon Square Theatre delivers each message. Another is from a bubbly girlfriend, calling about trying on dresses for prom. She has to remember to turn in the proper paperwork for an upcoming dental surgery, one in a seemingly endless succession of operations to repair the skin and teeth and bone blown apart by a shotgun blast.Johanna: Facing Forward What: A Cleveland Public Theatre production of the world-premiere play written and directed by Tlaloc Rivas. Juan Ruiz, the boy she once loved, had pulled the trigger.