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The Very Best of the NY Times’ Amazing “Coming Out” Series

How awesome was that weeklong series that the NY Times just wrapped up? It’s all about what it’s like to come out as a teenager in America right now, and gosh darn have things changed since the days when we were wee young things.

Except it also hasn’t changed. The teens whom the Times profiled face a lot of those universal woes that we all can recognize: getting bullied, feeling lonely, fearing rejection, and falling in love.

And those are just in the four main stories. There’s also the amazing submissions from readers. Here’s a few of our favorites:

But really, you should go read them all.