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Today we’re featuring This Gay and Age, winner of the 2011 Project VoiceScape award for Best Documentary. This short documentary examines the gay stereotypes that bombard LGBT youth, and the way these stereotypes affect the way we think about sexuality. Teen documentarian Morgan Wilcock takes a look at her hometown of Minneapolis to examine the media’s influence on her generations view of sexuality.

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This Gay and Age
A young filmmaker examines how media has influenced expectations of gay teens.
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