14 jul II. Bullying and Harassment Pervasive bullying and harassment of LGBT youth is certainly a nagging issue in United States schools.
In 2001, Human Rights Watch scientists documented widespread physical abuse and intimate harassment of LGBT youth, and noted that “nearly all the 140 youth we interviewed described incidents of spoken or any other nonphysical harassment at school due to their very own or any other students’ sensed intimate orientation. ” 36
Fifteen years later on, bullying, harassment, and exclusion stay severe issues for LGBT youth over the US, even while their peers generally be more supportive as a bunch.