LGBT+ pupil: “I am recovering from depression and anxiety… mainly because of bullying at school.”
Getting bullied at school because of your sexual orientation is just SO wrong. It can take its toll on your mental health. Find out how LGBT young people are campaigning for better mental health support.
Having your say
“We are the young people, we are the experts, and we really want to be heard”: Inclusion Ambassadors
“It feels very low to be left out”. “We need to be treated equally”. “I’d need to trust the people I’m asking for help”. Words of wisdom from a group of young people with diverse support needs campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out.
Stand up and speak out against homophobia
A great film showing we all have a part to play in stopping homophobic bullying.
Looking for a counsellor?
If you’re really struggling at school and you feel like you need a safe space to talk about your thoughts and feelings, one option you have is to try to find a counsellor who could support you.
Homophobia at school – being bullied about your sexual orientation
LGBT Youth Scotland film for people who are being bullied or are just trying to work out who they really are…
Lots of schools now have LGBT societies and groups you can join to get support.