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How To Support The Gay Kids In Your Life

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com. I'm 50, I'm gay, and I was once a confused, mixed up, hormones-raging male teen, shamefully hiding my truth. Not only was I dealing with unfortunate physical mani…

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A Boy/Girl’s Life: The Challenges of Transgender Children

Recently I had quite a surprising conversation with a middle-aged couple I know about transgender people. The couple, who had been together for well over 15 years in a very happy marriage, came ou…

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It Gets Better, But Can Gay Teens Wait When The Rainbow is Not Enough?

Just by taking a quick look at the headlines, it has been a brutal and heartbreaking few weeks for gay and lesbian teens in this country. There was the well-publicized death of Rutgers student Tyler…

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A Boy Named Sue: Gender Shaming and Stereotypes With Boys

A recent kerfuffle has gained traction on the internet (what doesn't gain traction on the internet these days?) regarding a mock-up for an advertisement depicting a young boy, seemingly enjoying himse…

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