Jewelyes Gutierrez
Someone Being Bullied
Female | Hercules, CA   United States
Transgender student speaks out about bullying before fight, reveals problem
Bullying Type: Physical / Emotional
Posted By: Missions
12/03/13 11:29 PM
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A transgender high school sophomore spoke out Monday about the relentless harassment that compelled her to fight back last month — pushing her into the national spotlight.

"As I was telling her how she was being disrespectful and rude, she spits gum in her hand and throws it in my face," said Jewelyes Guitierrez, a student at Hercules High School in California. "It was just build up after build up after build up and no one was there to really, like, help me."

Guitierrez told the school board that she unsuccessfully tried to get help from the vice principal before the Nov. 15 fight that was captured on a cellphone camera, reported local station KNTV.

All of the students involved were suspended.

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