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January 20, 2013
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Community addresses gay bullying

Across the country, one in five students report being bullied in school, Chris Daniels told a group of about a dozen community members at a Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays meeting last week.He was no exception. “I was an overweight, gay ginger with braces, glasses and asthma,” he told the group gathered at Carson City’s BRIC building. “I was bullied quite a bit.”He elaborated that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students are two to three times more likely to get bullied than their straight peers. “That’s a problem,” said Daniels, an educator through Planned Parenthood. “We can …

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