Sunday, July 8, 2012

More than 50% of LGB students face homophobic bullying in schools

More than half of lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils in Scottish secondary schools experience homophobic bullying, according to a new report.

The Stonewall Scotland study also found that a quarter (26%) of them have attempted to take their own life, while more than half (54%) deliberately harm themselves.

Less than a third (31%) said that their school responds quickly to homophobic bullying behaviour.

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