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Madelaine Adelman, co-chair of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s Phoenix chapter, said that most teachers want to intervene in situations of gay students being bullied, but they feel restrained by conflicting policies.

Schools can reduce bullying against students based on sexual orientation or identity by adopting policies listing groups that typically are targeted and encouraging teachers and staff members to intervene, two advocates said Friday. Read more» 1

High levels of identity-based victimization can lead to long term physical and mental health problems, according to a study by San Francisco State University. Read more»