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Even Celebrities Struggled With Anti-LGBT Slurs

Even Celebrities Struggled With Anti-LGBT Slurs

Celebs Stuggle With Antigay Slurs

On Spirit Day, hear these stories of verbal bullying from attendees of the GLAAD Media Awards.

It's not easy being an LGBT young person. They are more likely to be bullied than their straight peers, and that abuse can be physical as well as verbal.

On Spirit Day, an annual event that fights against bullying, hear from LGBT celebrities who recount the first time they were called an anti-LGBT slur. As many of them prove, these moments were turning points that empowered them to become the figures they are today.

Listen to the stories of Transparent's Alexandra Billings, GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis, the Prancing Elites, The Fosters' Peter Paige, RuPaul's Drag Race's Carson Kressley, I Am Cait's Jenny Boylan, Transparent's Zackary Drucker, Gay Skit Happens' Stephen Guarino, Faking It's Elliot Fletcher, Conviction's Daniel Franzese, and The Bold and the Beautiful's Scott Turner Schofield. And feel free to leave your own stories in the comments.

WARNING: Video contains language that may offend some viewers.

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