Article Title:"Gay slur" victim told to leave school
Category:New Zealand Daily News
Author or Credit:GayNZ.com News Staff
Published on:14th June 2004 - 12:00 pm
Published by:GayNZ.com
Story ID:2362
Text:A "gay slur" is part of a bullying problem at a prestigious Christchurch private boys' school which has asked the victim to leave the school. Christ's College asked the 14-year-old to leave last week - after he had been sent an abusive email from a school computer calling him gay, a "stupid shit-faced ugly troll" and telling him to "go home to Asia." The pupil was also physically attacked by schoolmates in an ongoing vendetta which appears to have developed out of a friendship which soured. An child psychology expert has warned that the school's action has put the boy at risk of suicide and sends an ugly message to other boys that bullying is OK.    
Disclaimer:This page displays a version of the GayNZ.com article with all formatting and images removed. It was harvested automatically and some text content may not have been fully captured correctly: access this content at your own risk. A copy of the full article is available (off-line) at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand. This online version is provided for personal research and review and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of PrideNZ.com. If you have queries or concerns about this article please email us
Reproduction note:Just before GayNZ.com closed in May 2017, the website owners wrote this article about reproducing content from the website: "our work has always been available for glbti people to use and all we ask is that you not plagiarise it... if you use it anywhere please attribute it to GayNZ.com and where there is an authors name attached please acknowledge that writer."