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Growing up gay in 21st century: Adults, not peers, pose biggest problems

It’s like night and day for Judy Chiasson.

For 20 years, Chiasson, a coordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Office Human Relations, Diversity and Equity, has asked students, “Hey, how do you feel about gay people?”

And over those years, the answers have changed dramatically.

“The first time, nobody knew anybody who was gay. All gay people had AIDS,” in the students’ minds, she said.

“I have not heard AIDS being associated with gay in years. Now, every single hand goes up,” when she asks if students know anyone who’s gay.

Read the full story on The Sun HERE.