13. Is there a legal right
to have graffiti about you or slurs about people of your race, religion, etc.
removed from school property in a timely way?
Students generally donít
have an affirmative right to have graffiti removed, public school officials do
violate federal law and state law if they deliberately ignore severe, pervasive
and objectively offensive peer harassment based on sexual orientation. In some
cases, anti-LGBT graffiti may be one component of such harassment, in which case
school officials may have a legal obligation to remove it. Moreover, if a school
generally has a policy or practice of removing graffiti, but allows anti-LGBT
graffiti to remain, that policy or practice could constitute illegal