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Many Teens Come Out as Gay in High School

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Aired 4/19/09

Originally aired March 14, 2006.

More gay teens are coming out of the closet and declaring their sexual orientation. In fact several academic studies found gay teenagers are coming out on average by age 15 or 16. What is it like growing up gay?

Guests:

  • Alex Cuellar , senior at Chula Vista High School in Chula Vista.
  • Audry Barasi , senior at Sweetwater High School in National City.
  • Ritch Savin-Williams , professor at Cornell University. He is the author of The New Gay Teenager. He has studied gay youth for more than two decades.

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