Heather Mizeur Speaks Out on Bullying of LGBT Community Members
One time Maryland gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur spoke out against bullying against members of the LGBT community during an appearance on the campus of Salisbury University on Monday.
It was part of this week’s National Day of Silence on April 17 when students across the nation to highlight the effects of bullying against the community.
Mizeur told the students that every single time she felt awful bout being gay it was because she was listening to some external voice outside of her telling her that it was wrong.
In talking about the concerns of the students she said for her it was a process where there were moments she resented being gay because of the animosity she felt by others in society.
Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton who introduced her noted that 65 percent of LGBTQ students had heard homophobic remarks on a regular basis at their school.
This Friday Heather Mizeur will appear on Delmarva Today at 9 a.m. on WSDL 90.7 FM.