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More than a third of LGBT pupils in Scottish schools hear homophobic abuse on daily basis

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Get the latest Scottish parenting news sent straight to your inbox each week with our newsletter.More than a third of LGBT pupils in Scottish schools hear homophobic abuse on a daily basis - double the numbers in other UK nations.Research shows 36 per cent of pupils in Scotland have experienced homophobic or derogatory language, double the numbers in England (17 per cent) and Northern Ireland (14 per cent).Some 24 per cent of Welsh pupils heard "hateful" language, according to charity Just Like Us.Many teachers in same-sex marriages are forced to hide their sexuality or domestic lives, with only 40 per cent being 'out' to their pupils.Children spoke of a sense of abandonment within the education system saying school "made no positive.

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