“I was bullied pretty bad in high school…I got a concussion from being slammed into a wall.”
This is just one incident of unfortunate occurrences that plague adolescents who reveal themselves to be members of the LGBTQ community. Happenings such as this one are frequent to those who choose to “come out”, as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
Schools such as Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) have clubs to give common ground and support for those who identify as LGBTQ, such as the PRIDE Club. The term PRIDE is commonly used for many LGBTQ organizations.