Thursday, September 30, 2010

Death of California youth puts focus on rise in antigay bullying

Christian Science Monitor, September 29, 2010

13-year-old's death adds to nationwide spike this year in such cases, education group says.

"In a recent survey of LGBT students at middle and high schools, more than 80 percent say they were verbally harassed, while 40 percent reported physical harassment. The death of 13-year-old Seth Walsh in California is one of at least three youth suicide cases nationwide this month that are prompting renewed attention to antigay bullying." Read more.

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