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Bullying and gay kids

A 1996 study by the Safe Schools Coalition says 1 in 6 is beaten badly enough to need medical attention.
/ Source: msnbc.com

A 1996 study by the Safe Schools Coalition says that 3 out of 4 kids targeted by anti-gay bullies are actually straight. Students who are gay suffer the worst — one in six is beaten badly enough to need medical attention. Compared to straight kids, gay teens are 4 times more likely to be threatened with a weapon at school and 3 to 7 times more likely to attempt suicide. Check out the links below to learn more:

National Mental Health Association

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

Respect for All