Monday, September 28, 2009

Coming Out in Middle School

In their recent Schools Issue, the New York Times have a long article gathering testimonies of coming out stories at school.

Austin didn’t know what to wear to his first gay dance last spring. It was bad enough that the gangly 13-year-old from Sand Springs, Okla., had to go without his boyfriend at the time, a 14-year-old star athlete at another middle school, but there were also laundry issues. “I don’t have any clean clothes!” he complained to me by text message, his favored method of communication.
Read the full article here.

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