Name-calling and cruel language hurt, say the teens who speak in this film. Homophobic language is a common verbal put-down among young people, but many adults feel uncomfortable responding. Moving interviews with gay, lesbian and transgender teens provide first-hand accounts. Weaving together slang, media images and dictionary definitions, the film examines how language shapes attitude.
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