Homophobia in Schools Report Finds It's Getting Better

For Chase Stein, the hardest part of coming out as a lesbian in the eighth grade was the social isolation and lack of resources at her Michigan middle school. "I lost a lot of friends and connections that were meaningful to me," she said. "It was a traumatic experience." "When I would walk by kids in the hallways, I would hear them whispering about me," Stein said. "I felt super isolated. It was even more dangerous than the overt bullying." Even the school counselors seemed untrained to deal...Full Story
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