5 Tips On Helping LGBT Kids When Bullied

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/5-tips-helping-lgbt-kids-bullied/

Only a couple decades ago, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children kept to themselves and tried to act “normal.” Unfortunately, the statistics continue to show that LGBT bullying happens far more than what their straight peers experience. LGBT Bullying by the Numbers Groups of kids who may be more susceptible to bullying include: Those who are perceived as different from their peers in some way. This includes being obese, homosexual, disabled, or socioeconomically challenged. Kids perceived to be weak. Those who have low self-esteem, depression, or anxiety. Kids who have fewer friends than others. Kids who simply do not…