Social Media And Obsession With Body Image Led Gay Teen To Seek Unhealthy Validation. “I Felt That This Was What I Had To Do As A Gay Man.”


My name is Kevin Carnell. I’m originally from Miami, Florida. I remember being 19 years old when I initially came out. I was going to school at the University of Central Florida. It was my sophomore year and I finally mustered up the courage to be honest with myself and …

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After Online Harassment, Gay Student Finds Community He Didn’t Know Existed.


I’m Eric Schroekenthaler and I’m from Plover, Wisconsin. The summer before my senior year of high school, I had come out and early in my senior year of high school, an acquaintance of mine who I ate lunch with every day the previous year had posted a really vulgar comment …

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