Youth in Crisis: What Everyone Should Know About Growing Up Gay

What is it like to be called an abomination by your religious leaders? To live in fear of losing your family’s love? To be afraid to go to school because of the torment that awaits you? To live a lie day after day about the person you really are.

Forty gay Americans to share their very personal answers to these difficult questions. Many discuss their long-buried feelings here for the first time. Several young adults opened up about suicide attempts, depression, fear, and isolation that are still a part of growing up gay.

It’s a silent epidemic and a mental health crisis affecting millions of gay teens.

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