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One Town's War on Gay Teens | Politics News | Rolling Stone

One Town's War on Gay Teens | Politics News | Rolling Stone | True Colors | Scoop.it
In Michele Bachmann's home district, evangelicals have created an extreme anti-gay climate. After a rash of suicides, the kids are fighting back.

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/one-towns-war-on-gay-teens-20120202

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A Weekend at Camp for Gender-Variant Children by Lindsay Morris

A Weekend at Camp for Gender-Variant Children by Lindsay Morris | True Colors | Scoop.it

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/12/magazine/whats-so-bad-about-a-boy-who-wants-to-wear-a-dress.html

 

" In college I remember wondering why the femme gay guy wouldn’t just act more butch so people wouldn’t give him a hard time. I didn’t think it was right for people to give him a hard time, but I thought, Hey, you bring it on yourself. Now I know that’s wrong. My son showed me this is part of core identity, not something people just put on or take off. And it’s not their job to make sure we’re all comfortable."


Via Andrea Fernandes , Gracie Passette
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