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Photo essay: Overnight in Boystown
LGBTQ Youth Series from Windy City Times
by Bill Healy
2012-11-21

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Javontae, 20, watches television at a gas station on the corner of Addison and Halsted. Photos by Bill Healy.

Will listens to headphones as he finishes ice cream at Chicagoland Community Church's Safe Haven dinner. His wife Diamond, 29, folds new pants from the church's clothing closet. Photos by Bill Healy.

StandUp for Kids serves food to youth in the summertime. Jolani finishes his dinner on a park bench near the lakefront. Photo by Bill Healy.

Drakera, 20, adds ranch dressing (her favorite) to dinner at the Crib, the Night Ministry's LGBT-friendly shelter. Photo by Bill Healy.

Rain or shine, the Night Ministry offers condoms, food and entertainment to street-based youth. Its outreach van parks at the intersection of Halsted and Belmont two nights a week. Photos by Bill Healy.

Next week in Generation Halsted, an in-depth look at the Broadway United Methodist Church's innovative Youth Lounge. Photo essay: Overnight in Boystown. Watch what really happens.

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