A decade ago, when many viewed bullying as just another rite of passage, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) conducted a landmark survey to better understand the toll of school-based harassment and violence.

That 2005 report portrayed a grim reality for adolescents and teenagers, who regularly encountered derogatory comments and physical violence.

In a new version of that report, published by the advocacy organization on Wednesday, it appears not much has changed in the intervening years, despite the proliferation of anti-bullying policies and measures as well as public education campaigns to promote tolerance. The slow progress is particularly striking for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer Read more.