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LGBT students deal with bullying

Twenty-year-old Bing Feng was a victim of violence at school for years. Words such as "queer", "hermaphrodite" and "sissy" were hurled at him right up to high school.?? Bing is not an isolated case.??In April, Aibai Culture and Education Center, and Guangzhou's Associated Gay/Les Campus (AGLC) launched an online survey on school bullying related to sexual orientation and gender identity. ?

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12th January 2013 23:04

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

According to the survey, 77 percent of the subjects were victim of at least one type of school bullying because of sexual orientation and gender identity. Nearly 44 percent fell victim to verbal abuse by classmates or teachers, such as name-calling, unkind jokes and ridicule. Read the full story.