The Kids Are Not Alright: The 411 on LGBT Bullying

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  • 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
  • Slide 1: What You Need to Know

What Are Schools Doing?

Not nearly enough. Only 18 percent of LGBT students report that their school has an anti-LGBT bullying policy in effect. Not to mention in some cases it’s the teachers and faculty who are doing the bullying. If you feel that your school isn’t doing enough to protect you, learn how to file confidential complaint with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) here

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