Hot Topic: “Lgbtq Bullying”
How can a state with gay-friendly laws protect its kids from bullying and suicide?
Jill Biden also highlighted some of the Obama administration’s accomplishments on behalf of LGBT rights.
Posted Friday, November 4, 2011 in Reprints by Igor Volsky, Think Progress
The school’s principal allegedly physically intimidated a 17-year-old student who wore a pro-LGBT T-shirt to school.
Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011 by Brian Stewart
A new piece of anti-bullying legislation that includes cyberbullying has been introduced into Congress.
Posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 by Jessica Strong
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A recent LGBTQ youth awareness week is a step toward making America more inclusive, but it’s important to remember that youth of color face compounded issues.
Posted Wednesday, November 3, 2010 by Jessica Strong
Posted Friday, October 29, 2010 by Derrick Haynes
Supporters of LGBTQ rights want to raise awareness about recent teen suicides by wearing purple, tweeting, and writing Facebook messages.
Posted Wednesday, October 20, 2010 by Kay Steiger
The infamous celebrity blogger says that he has been inspired by the LGBTQ suicides recently to be nicer.
Posted Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by Matt Comer
Today is the 12th anniversary of the death of Matthew Sheppard, a young man who was beaten to death in his hometown of Laramie, Wyo., and his death speaks to how far we have to go to protect LGBTQ rights.
Posted Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by Sam Menefee-Libey
Openly gay University of Michigan student body president Chris Armstrong appeared on CNN’s “Andersoon Cooper 360” last night, breaking his months-long silence in the face of both on- and off-line harassment from Michigan state attorney Andrew Shirvell.
Savage Love columnist Dan Savage started a YouTube campaign called “It Gets Better” in response to recent LGBTQ teen suicides, and now other grassroots campaigns are joining in.
Posted Tuesday, October 5, 2010 by Matt Comer
The suicides of at least six LGBT youth after their peers bullied and harassed them in recent months has renewed a push for national anti-bullying legislation.
Posted Friday, October 1, 2010 by Matt Comer
After recent reports show that anti-LGBTQ bullying still plagues schools, two groups are looking to make it easier for victims to report it.
Posted Friday, September 24, 2010 by Matt Comer
Even though many middle and high schools have come a long way in providing more resources for their students, the vast majority still report experiencing some type of harassment.
Posted Monday, September 20, 2010 by Jessica Strong