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YVONNE ABRAHAM

Still a long way to go for gay youth

Being a gay adult is easier in Massachusetts than it is in other places. But if you’re a kid, being gay in this state is still pretty tough.

“I know we have gay marriage and gay people everywhere, but in the schools, people get away with so much,” said Steven Casiano, a junior at West Roxbury High. “Look what happened to me.”

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