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Bullying persists beyond school walls for Georgia’s bisexual students, but times are changing

LGBTQ+ youth are disproportionately made targets of bullying and violence.

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

March 25, 2020

A Pew Research Center study found that 30% of bisexuals were subjected to slurs or jokes, while 31% were rejected by a friend or family member due to their sexuality.

New downtown nightclub tells gay patrons "to act straight" or leave

New downtown nightclub tells gay patrons "to act straight" or leave

Elizabeth Bibb

March 21, 2011

Macon’s newest night spot, Club Element, has come under fire recently for alleged homophobic comments made by a bouncer during the club's opening night. The club, which opened March 4, is located in the storefront formerly occupied by Synergy, a venue that catered to the LGBT community. Colby Cain,...

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