Topics :: bullying

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Charges Reduced for Gay Teen Who Killed His Bully

By Colton Wooten | Oct 28
A gay student is currently on trial for stabbing his classmate in self-defense. Abel Cedeno, 18, had second-degree murder charges reduced to manslaughter by a New York grand jury, reports Gay City News.

Arts Against Bullying @ The Ibrahim Theater Philadelphia :: September 17, 2017

Arts Against Bullying @ The Ibrahim Theater Philadelphia :: September 17, 2017

Sep 20
FSP Against Bullying presented 'Arts Against Bullying' with special performances by The Pennsylvania Ballet, The Philadelphia Ballet, Opera Soprano Debra Lynn Cotterall, and "Symphony in D Minor" by mix media artists Chris Klapper & Patrick Gallagher.

Parents Test School Liability in Bullying and Child Suicide

By Dan Sewell | Aug 15
The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying.

Clementi Foundation Seeks 'Upstanders' to Combat Bullying

By Alex Madison | Mar 12
In a small room that looked onto the serene courtyard of Grace Cathedral as the rain fell last Saturday night, a group of men and women gathered to celebrate a life lost too soon. Tyler Clementi was just 18 years old when he took his own life.

Study: Gay, Bisexual Kids Bullied More, Even at Early Age

By Mike Stobbe | May 7
Gay and bisexual kids are more likely to be bullied as they're growing up - even at an early age, according to the first large U.S. study to look at the problem.

Kim Rocco Shields Imagines World Where Gay is Norm

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 11
Imagine a world where being gay was the norm. This is the world that up and coming young director Kim Rocco Shields has created in her new feature film.

Vermont Students Rally Against Cyberbullying

By Dave Gram | Dec 11
Students at a Vermont high school are winning praise for their efforts to fight back against online bullying.

Get the "Spirit" (and Wear Purple) Oct. 16

Oct 11
GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, is counting down the days to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world that supports LGBT youth.

Settlement Reached in Boy’s Suicide After Bullying

By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
The mother of a Central California teenager who committed suicide after years of anti-gay bullying has reached a $750,000 settlement with her son’s school district.

Calif. Mayor Says Bullying Victims Need to ’Grow a Pair’

May 19
A Central California mayor’s remarks that bullying victims should toughen up and defend themselves has sparked anger among some city officials and gay rights advocates.

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