Friday, October 15, 2010

"Challenges of Growing Up Gay" | WBUR Radio


A series of recent suicides by gay kids has us looking at the challenges of growing up gay. Several hundred people attended a candlelight vigil in front of the Massachusetts State House on October 5 — a memorial for the recent spate of suicides.

Young people from Massachusetts describe their experiences growing up in a state where gay-straight organizations at school are often encouraged. But many of them see the larger culture supporting the harassment of gay teens.