By the numbers Gay bashing

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75.4: Percentage of high school students who say they have heard remarks such as “faggot” or “dyke” frequently or often at school.

37.8: Percentage who say they have experienced physical harassment at school on the basis of their sexual orientation

26.1: Percentage who say they have been harassed on the basis of their gender expression

17.6: Percentage who say they have been physically assaulted because of their sexual orientation

Source: The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network 2005 National School Climate Survey

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