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Equality charity targets homophobia in school
AN CHARITY wants to stamp out homophobic bullying in the wake of a teenage suicide.
Outhouse East, based in East Hill, Colchester, has been commissioned to do a report tackling prejudice in schools.
It follows the death of Philip Morant pupil, Ayden Olson, believed to have taken his own life after a campaign of hate by playground bullies.
It is alleged that some bullies targeted the 14-year-old believing he was gay, despite the fact he had never come out.
Daniel Bunker, Outhouse East service development manager, said the school had a track record of similar incidents.