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Open Forum: Time for petty discrimination to end

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It’s estimated that a GLBTQ youth is three to seven times more likely to commit suicide. A large reason for this is the harsh bullying that occurs far too often, especially in schools. The worst of the fact is that most social, political, and educational institutions do little to stop this prejudice. They rely on you to stand up and point out injustice. Speaking from my own personal experience, when I was going through school kids apparently knew I was gay before I even did.

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