Homophobic and transphobic bullying on the rise in Manchester's high schools

Credit: ITV Granada Reports

New figures show that homophobic and transphobic bullying incidents have doubled in Manchester's high schools in just two years.

Its been revealed there were more than six-hundred incidents in the last six- years. Bullying ranged from name calling to physical assault.

Youth workers say we need to deal with the issue before it is allowed to take hold.