"I know folks are scared and hurt. So am I. We are working to stop this and we will never give up," Chase Strangio, an attorney with the ACLU, tweeted.
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Homophobic remarks and victimization in U.S. schools leveled off in 2017 after years of measured improvement, according to the recently released report.
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