Mustanski also suggested looking for resources outside of school, including community groups and online help -- like the Trevor Project, which offers a hotline for gay and bisexual kids who are thinking of suicide or hurting themselves.
One question from the current study is whether the findings would be similar in the United States or other countries. Robinson said he "strongly suspects" the general patterns would be the same in the United States as in England.
But you can't know for sure without the numbers, Mustanski pointed out. "We absolutely need a study like this in the U.S.," he said.
For help in dealing with anti-gay bullying, go to the It Gets Better project.
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