NPR

Why One Trans Woman Bullied Her LGBT Peers — And Then Decided To Change

LGBT youth are still more than twice as likely as non-LGBT youth to be physically attacked at school, twice as likely to be verbally harassed at school and twice as likely to be excluded by their peers.

So why would someone from that community turn into a bully?

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with transgender woman Meredith Talusan (@1demerith), executive editor of the magazine them, who’s confronting her past as a bully.

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Support comes from

You won’t find a paywall here. Come as often as you like — we’re not counting. You’ve found a like-minded tribe that cherishes what a free press stands for. If you can spend another couple of minutes making a pledge of as little as $5, you’ll feel like a superhero defending democracy for less than the cost of a month of Netflix.