Advocates Take Up Fight to Track Bullying of LGBT Youth

Eliza Byard remembers when she found out her years of working with the Department of Education had finally paid off. As the executive director of GLSEN, a group that advocates for LGBTQ youth in K-12 schools across the nation, she’d been working for the better part of a decade to have the agency count incidents of bullying based on students’ sexual orientation or gender identity in its annual civil rights reporting. 

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