Nick Pearce could never understand why his elementary-school classmates were so curious about his parents, particularly their sexual orientation.
"Someone would ask me, 'You have a mom and a mom? That's weird,' " the now-16-year-old West High sophomore said. "And I said, 'You have a dad and a mom? That's weird.' "
As Nick entered junior high, the questions turned into bullying. He said he asked his principal and other teachers for help, but his requests were often ignored.
"I filed eight grievances in two years for people calling me a faggot and people making fun of my parents," he said.
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