Things never to say to your gay friends

"Are you sure you're gay?" "How did you come out?" (Teen Vogue, 2015). In this engaging conversation, Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy and journalist Phillip Picardi share commonly asked questions that seem innocent but can actually be offensive and hurtful.

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Teen Vogue (2015, November 23). Gus Kenworthy shares the 8 things you should never say to your gay friends [Video File]. Retrieved from

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