Sexual harassment affects almost half of all seventh to 12th graders, a new survey reveals. Middle through high-school students were asked to reflect on experiences of sexual harassment—“unwelcome sexual behavior that takes place in person or electronically”—last year. Boys were more commonly the harassers but were not exempt from being harassed themselves—most commonly by being called “gay.” Students who experienced consistent unwanted sexual attention also complained of stomachaches, trouble sleeping, and a desire to avoid going to school.
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