Monday, July 15, 2013

Study: LGBT youth face higher rates of online bullying

One Community (New York, NY) July 12, 2013

"LGBT youth experience nearly three times as much bullying and harassment online as non-LGBT youth, but also find greater peer support, access to health information and opportunities to be civically engaged, according to a new report released today by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.
The study, 'Out Online: The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth on the Internet,' is based on national surveys of 5,680 students in 6-12th grade, and is the first to examine in-depth the experiences of LGBT youth online." Read More

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