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Gay Teens Face Discrimination In The Foster Care System

Gay Youth

First Posted: 10/18/10 03:34 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:05 PM ET

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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