a-lesbian-couple-hold-hands-during-the-annual-gay-pride-rally-on-june-8-2007-tel-aviv-israels-most-cosmopolitan-cityA new study from the Boston Children’s Hospital found that students who later identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual are more likely to be bullied and victimized than their straight peers.

The study found that from fifth through 10th grade, LGBT children were nearly twice as likely to be victims of weekly bullying during the previous year, according to HealthDay News.

Students who identified as being gay, lesbian, or bisexual in 10th grade were three times as likely to report being bullied at least weekly over the previous year, compared to their heterosexual peers. READĀ FULL