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VIDEO: LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied

The Hetrick-Martin Institute is a nonprofit organization that serves the needs of LGBT youth. GLAAD visited its location in downtown New York City and interviewed LGBT young people about being bullied. They shared their experiences with bullying and how bullying has affected their lives. Watch the video below and see their personal stories:

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Transgender girl builds up courage and comes out on Facebook

Mey Rude is a transgender woman. She proudly came out in October 2012 and has never felt happier. Mey's whole life, she never felt like "one of the guys" and always felt uncomfortable being treated like she was a boy. This was a really big step for her because not only did she come out to herself, but she came out on social media as well to let the world know hwho she is.

Guest post: Choose the child who deserves to be bullied

Bullying can take many forms. Intimidation on the playground, workplace harassment and domestic violence are a reality for too many people at some point in their lives. And whatever its source, there are common feelings that unite all of us who have ever been bullied: a real sense of hopelessness, overwhelming defeat and even fear of the future.

By GLAAD |
October 15, 2014

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