The Strugge Is Real

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The Struggle is Real
Today’s world is filled with issues. Bullying and homosexuality are two of the most talked about topics in the news. These topics often cause controversy between people young and old. Some people may feel threatened by people who have sexual preferences other than their own. They may express this fear in a variety of ways ranging from subtle discrimination to overt violence(“Gay and Lesbian Issues -Discrimination”). Most people do not realize“homosexuals can be found in every race, religion, age group, country, state, and social group.”( “Know your Rights!”) That doesn't exclude schools. Many people teach their kids that homosexuals are a disgrace to the world. This builds tension between kids at school and later causes bullying and depression.
Most students who are bullied by a classmate about their sexuality do not report it ,but out of those that do tell 1/3 of the staff told didn't attempt to cease the problem (“Gay Bullying Statistics”). Discrimination toward homosexuals in school persecutes their choice of lifestyle and can result in their grades declining” because they feel that good grades can only make it worse. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) youth are often left out and feel bullied or depressed at school. Bullying of the LGBT often begins with name calling like faggot or dyke.Later on it can become really intense with things like physical abuse and no one knows how to make it better. Schools constantly try to keep the problem

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