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YA is Too Late: Gay Characters in Middle Grade Fiction

I can't remember when I learned what the word gay meant. I remember people snickering when Maria sings "I feel pretty and witty and gay!" in West Side Story and not getting the joke. I remember how "that's so gay" was used as an insult in middle school and I repeated it, not fully understanding… Continue reading YA is Too Late: Gay Characters in Middle Grade Fiction