IN gay teen faces expulsion for bringing self-protection device to school

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May 6, 2012

An Indiana mom equipped her gay son with a way to scare off the bullies who had been harassing and attacking him. Now, after her son Dynasty used that device (in the air, not on any of his bullies) he could be facing expulsion. (VIDEO)

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GLAAD has been working closely with Dynasty (called "Darnell" in this clip) and his family to make sure his story is told responsibly and accurately. This piece from Good Morning America does a good job of showing how school officials often blame the victims of bullying for the actions of their tormentors, and the lengths to which a family can feel forced to go if school officials won't keep kids safe. See our blog post http://www.glaad.org/blog/glaad-working-indiana-gay-teen-facing-expulsio...