Growing Up Young, Homeless, And Gay In New York

Manny, Julius and Carlos come from different backgrounds, but their stories share a common thread. All three struggle to make a life for themselves as they navigate the rocky waters of adolescence.

NPR's Farai Chideya talks with journalist Kai Wright about his book, Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York.

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Drifting Toward Love
Drifting Toward Love

Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York

by Kai Wright

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