Bullying

Bullying

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Health
Teens who are gay or lesbian but engage in heterosexual sex are at higher risk of a suicide attempt, new research suggests. The investigators found that 4 percent experienced "sexual orientation discordance" - sexual contact that's contrary to a person's sexual orientation. ...
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Cyber harassment touches too many teens (CNW Group/Fondation Jasmin Roy)
International
In December 2016, Statistics Canada published the results of a new study indicating that 17 percent of Internet users aged 15 to 29 had experienced cyberbullying or cyber ...
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Yann
Entertainment International
Brazilian pop singer and activist Yann just announced his new single and video "Igual." The project will be released on November 8 and will raise awareness for the epidemic of anti-gay violence happening in Brazil. ...
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National
Two in five LGBT workers (40 percent) report feeling bullied at work, 11 percentage points higher than the national average of all workers combined. Fifty-six percent of bullied LGBT workers report being bullied repeatedly. ...
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Shame List
National
Campus Pride released its 2017 Shame List on Sept. 13 highlighting for the second year in a row a national listing of “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.” ...
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International
According to the Duke, 16,000 students stay home each school year to avoid bullying which harms their education and prospects ...
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Local
SPD Safe Place is a voluntary program that provides businesses and organizations with information on how to report harassment, more commonly known as hate crimes. ...
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National
LGBT protections were quietly removed after pressure from far-right religious groups and a review from Gov. Rick Scott’s office. ...
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Health
A new Northwestern Medicine study has found that most adolescents would agree that it does, in fact, get better. But not all. ...
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National
A new study reveals that 70 percent of the geographic area of the United States lacks any city, county, or state employment protections for LGBT people. ...
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