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Students walk out to protest school’s horrific bullying environment after Nex Benedict’s death

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
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Students at Owasso High School in Owasso, Oklahoma, walked out of class Monday to protest the school’s response to anti-LGBTQ+ bullying, which they say led to the death of 16-year-old Nex Benedict earlier this month. “There’s been bullying issues. This time, the bullying has gone so far that a student passed,” Kane, a former Owasso High School student who now takes classes online, told NBC News. Benedict’s death has sent shockwaves through the queer and trans community in recent weeks. On February 8, a day after a violent altercation with...

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