“Growing Up LGBT in America,” a report by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), found that 21 percent of LGBT youth (ages 13-17) identified school and/or bullying as the most important problem in their lives.
That’s 21 percent of LGBT youth who could be focused on more productive problems like applying for their first summer internship or researching colleges. That’s 21 percent of LGBT youth who may only see school as a place that doesn’t accept them for who they are.
HRC South Florida offers one possible solution to the problem of bullying — the Anti-Bullying Summit at Sunrise Middle School in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
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