The Kids Are Not Alright: The 411 on LGBT Bullying

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  • Slide 1: What You Need to Know
  • LGBT Students of Color and Harassment
  • Black LGBT Students and Bullying
  • What Are Schools Doing?
  • Physical Violence
  • It’s Not Child’s Play
  • Other Consequences of Bullying
  • Why Gay-Straight Student Alliances Matter
  • Think Before You Speak
  • The Importance of Straight Black Allies
  • It Does Get Better

Black LGBT Students and Bullying

According to that same GLSEN report, Black LGBT students receive some of the most hostile treatment in our nation’s school systems. Eighty-five percent of Black LGBT students said they hear homophobic remarks; only half of Black students feel safe at school; and only 38 percent report these incidents to teachers. 


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