Hate speech statistics startling on high school campuses

November 2007
Gay & Lesbian Times;11/29/2007, Issue 1040, p6
The author reflects on the rampant intimidation against gay students in different schools in the U.S. He mentions the survey which was conducted by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), which shows that there are nearly a quarter of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) high school students who have suffered persecutions. These students reported verbal and physical assault, not only from their classmates but from their teachers.


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