What’s Behind The Japanese LGBTQ Bullying Epidemic?

What’s Behind The Japanese LGBTQ Bullying Epidemic?

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Bullying in children can and does cause PTSD in adults. If we can get rid of bullying in schools, we’ll have a generation of much more well-adjusted and happy adults. To that end, here’s a selection of stories about what it’s like to be a queer kid in school around the world in 2016.

Equal Eyes, UNAIDS, logo, news, rainbow, LGBT, LGBTQIAA, LGBTQ, queer, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgenderUnicorn Booty brings attentions to global issues of significance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. Our partnership with Equal Eyes, a news source produced in collaboration with UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS, is part of that effort. To learn more, visit their site at Equal-Eyes.org

This coverage promotes sexual and gender equality while highlighting issues of health, violence, culture, and legal and human rights. Equal Eyes provides advocates and allies a common frame of reference for the realities of global LGBTI communities. Through followup reporting and disseminating this coverage, our effort is to ensure we have a representation of the global stories that matter most or may have under-reporting.

(Featured image via Steven Depolo/Flickr)

 

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