Letters: Oct. 31, 2005

The Battle over Gay Teens

The tendency for young homosexuals to come out with more ease than in the past was embraced by gays and others eager to see sexual orientation destigmatized. But for some readers, gay love now dares to speak its name too loudly--they would be more content if the closet door had never been opened

TIME is to be commended for its insightful, balanced and thoroughly researched cover story on gay teenagers [Oct. 10]. In addition to highlighting some of the benefits that gay teens now enjoy compared with earlier generations, writer John Cloud also accurately depicts a...

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