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