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Oklahoma death of nonbinary student Nex Benedict after in-school fight prompts calls for answers

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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The student was identified as nonbinary by their parents. Investigators in Owasso, Oklahoma, are investigating the death of a nonbinary student one day after a physical altercation with other students. There are conflicting reports regarding the student's name and gender identity, and they are believed to be part of the transgender and gender nonconforming community. The student was identified to be 16-year-old Nex Benedict by their mother in an interview with The Independent. The student's mother, Sue Benedict, told the news outlet that Nex and another student had gotten in...

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