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I was born with a penis

 

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Nearly 42% of the 1.6 million homeless youth in America fall under the category of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.  In New York City, this number seems to be more concentrated along with the problems this demographic faces.  These homeless teens didn't lose their homes due to cutbacks or lay-offs.  Most were kicked out by their parents upon learning of their sexuality.  Lady K, 17, was born with a penis. This is his first year living on the streets, in and out of shelters...---------.."James is my real name, but I have chosen to forget all of that."  Lady K defines himself as a woman.  He fled the cruelty of his family for the streets of New York City a year ago.  He does whatever he can to survive, often turning to prostitution just to have a warm bed to sleep in for the night.
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I was born with a penis
Nearly 42% of the 1.6 million homeless youth in America fall under the category of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. In New York City, this number seems to be more concentrated along with the problems this demographic faces. These homeless teens didn't lose their homes due to cutbacks or lay-offs. Most were kicked out by their parents upon learning of their sexuality. Lady K, 17, was born with a penis. This is his first year living on the streets, in and out of...
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