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Why Bias Puts Young Gays’ Health At Risk

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(CNN) — When I was 8, I joined the Boy Scouts. I lasted three weeks–couldn’t get the hang of all that knot tying, and no one was interested in singing show tunes around the campfire. I was gay and I knew it. At that time, revealing my sexual identity would have resulted in my exclusion from Scouting. Until the Boy Scouts of America’s historic May 23 vote — which allows gay youth to join the scouts, but upholds the ban on gay adult leaders — thousands of boys across the country faced similar discrimination from the Scouts, who actively and vocally banned gays.Hands
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Link to this article: http://www.pflagatl.org/2013/06/why-bias-puts-young-gays-health-at-risk/


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