Gay Teens Face Discrimination In The Foster Care System

10/18/2010 02:34 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Mother Jones

Nothing frightened Kenneth Jones more than the prospect of his first real date. He prepped for it like a court appearance, saving up for a black button-down shirt and for a salon treatment to tame his spiky locks and paint his nails with intricate black-and-gray swirls. He still remembers those last anxious teenage moments. "A lot of mirror time," he recalls. "Tons of mirror time."

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