A Day in Gay America

Young and Gay in America, 2011

Many of this year's participants in the Day in Gay America project were in their teen years or early twenties,  perhaps living it differently than those who came before them.



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2:07PM Ft. Myers, Fla. Jay Teran and his best friend Jelisa walk to his car after finishing their first week as high school seniors. "I am always laughing and goofing around while she is the more serious one of the two, but nevertheless we are the best of friends and love each other dearly," Teran says. "I don't think my high school years would be the same without her."