Some of these kids ahve been bullied themselves. If kids today could just know that many of America's greats were once bullied too: Tom Cruise for dyslexia among other things; Madonna says she was bullied; so was Chris Rock for his race; Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for his ears; President Clinton for being "the fat band boy", and the man who changed the world with his innovation, Bill Gates. Thankfully, all o fthese peopel stuck around to see their differences were really gifts. This mostly heterosexual panel is against the so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill, which would require educators to only teach heterosexuality in elementary and middle school.
In Part 2 of our SPECIAL REPORT: reaction from adult decision makers to this candid conversation.
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