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LGBT Bullying – Blame the Schools, not the Students

Published: 20/11/2014

Almost two-thirds of LGBT people in schools have experienced homophobic bullying – or hate crimes as these incidents would be called were they to occur off the playground – this year.

It’s currently anti-bullying week and while this is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness and educate pupils, for too many LGBT students it’s simply a short reprieve in what is otherwise an environment of neglect, prejudice and invisibility.

 

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