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The bullying and death of an Oklahoma nonbinary student just showed us who really isn’t safe in school

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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Last week, a family buried their nonbinary child, Nex Benedict, who died after being brutally beaten in the girls’ bathroom at their high school in Oklahoma. According to their mother, 16-year-old Benedict had been bullied relentlessly for a year leading up to the incident, in which they and a trans student were ganged up on by a group of peers. It’s a horrific case, and one that is inseparable from its context amid a climate of seemingly unceasing anti-LGBT demonization in the state and nation at large. As Benedict’s case...

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