6:35 PM, March 29th, 2012

There weren’t too many people who were very supportive of my being a lesbian. Homosexuality wasn’t something people talked about at my school and wasn’t an OK thing for most people there, so they bullied me for it.

I had over 200 kids in my grade and everyone found out and they all had the same attitude about it. I would overhear things in the hallway and people would say things directly to me—even in the classrooms.

Katy Butler, who’s pushing a petition to have the ‘R’ rating from documentary Bully (trailer) removed, tells us about her own experiences being bullied

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