Homosexuality Is Not An Illness
In most studies, around 80% of trans students felt unsafe at school, compared to the 20% of straight students. One third of LGBTQ+ people have attemped suicide by the time they've turned twenty, and 30% of LGBTQ+ youth Report being abused by family members because of their sexual orientation. Until we start to become more aware of his type of abuse, we can't do anything about it.
The Day of Silence
Every year on a friday in April, hundreds of thousands of schools take part in the National Day Of Silence, a student-led event that brings students together to fight against name calling, harrasment, and bullying. Sarted in 1996 at the University Of Virginia, this day encourages awareness in schools across the country. 2017's Day Of Silence will be April 21st.