Quote of the Day

"For [two months after I came out] my parents tried to convince me that I couldn't know what I was. But I knew I was different in second grade—I just didn't really put a name to it until I was 11. My parents said, 'How do you know what your sexuality is if you haven't had any sexual experiences?' I was like, 'Should I go and have one and then report back?'"—Austin, a 15-year-old gay young man from a small town in Michigan, who was interviewed for Benoit Denizet-Lewis' "Coming Out in Middle School" for the New York Times.

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