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Here's An F-Word That's Hurting A Lot More Kids Than The F-Word

The f-word in question can be found on the left side of the below infographic, near the big 65% statistic. It's right next to a pretty hurtftul d-word that also needs to go.

With so many states now allowing gay marriage, it's easy to feel like LGBT folks are well on their way to being treated equally. But the reality is, for most LGBT kids, life can be pretty terrible, especially at a place they're required to attend.

I guess it shouldn't be a surprise that middle- and high-schoolers can be pretty intolerant, but even so, some of these statistics are pretty shocking.


via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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