Bullying

Bullying

Tyler Clementi Foundation Launches Anti-Bullying Toolkit for Christian Communities

Tyler Clementi
Faith and Religion National
The toolkit creates a simple, effective and empowering framework for stopping, and ultimately ending, bullying, beginning on the first day of any Sunday school or youth group. ...
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One Key Factor Raises Gay and Lesbian Teens’ Suicide Risk, New Study

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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Montreal Study Shows Cyber Harassment Touches ‘Too Many Teens’

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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Rio Pride 2017 to Feature Music by Celine Dion, Demi Lovato, 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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Two in Five LGBT Workers Feel Bullied at Work, According to CareerBuilder Survey

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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Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth List Revealed for 2017

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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Prince William Discusses Diana Award, Bullying

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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Seattle Police Department Safe Place Program Expended to Local Public Schools

Photo: King
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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Florida Removes LGBTQ Youth Protective Language from Family Services Department

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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New Study Shows ‘It Gets Better,’ But Not for Everyone

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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