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Coming out as gay in high school and the need for better support

Last week, the NSW arm of the Safe Schools Coalition national rollout was launched. It is the single largest investment in an anti-homophobia and anti-transphobia program in NSW schools, and comes after the initiative was pioneered in Victoria.

At the launch in NSW Parliament, 18-year-old Laura Blundell, who just completed her HSC at Manly Selective, spoke of her personal experience of coming out as gay. The article below is a copy of her speech.

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