Saturday, June 19, 2021

Rivka Schafer

Rivka Schafer (they/them) is a member of the class of 2023 at The Idea School in Teaneck, New Jersey. They love art, nature, and activism. Their hobbies include acting, photography, singing, writing, painting, swimming, and gardening. They have been dubbed “the ray of sunshine” by their friends and love to emulate positivity. Their biggest goal in life is to change the world for the better.
Living as an LGBTQ+ Orthodox Teen by Rivka Schafer - photo by Sonja Lippmann

Living as an LGBTQ+ Orthodox Teen

“By 8th grade, I was so exhausted from concealing my identity that I publicly shared my sexual orientation on a grade chat. Consequently, that was the loneliest year of my life.”
Living as an LGBTQ+ Orthodox Teen

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