Neutrality Not Enough to Stop Anti-Gay Bigotry (SPLCenter)
Recently, Minnesota’s largest school district was beset by tragedy.
A string of student suicides – some likely related to anti-gay bullying, according to community advocates – had rocked the Anoka-Hennepin School District. When several other student suicides made headlines across the country in September, it only underscored the urgent need to address the rampant anti-gay bullying and prejudice in our schools.
Inaction or denial would only invite more tragedy.
That’s why the Southern Poverty Law Center traveled to Minnesota last fall. We met with community members about the situation. And when we hosted a screening of our new documentary, Bullied, more than 2,000 people gathered for the event in Minneapolis.
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