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Leelah Alcorn’s Story Rings True for Everyone Who’s “Different”

When I read Leelah Alcorn’s suicide note, all I could do was sit, and shake my head, and think no one should ever have...

The Rise of Support Networks for LGBT Teens

Over the past few years we have seen a dramatic turn around in the way that people view the LGBT community. We now have...

Stop Bullying Me: What Can We Do to Protect Our Children’s...

The statistics on bullying and suicide are extremely alarming. For every suicide among young people, there are at least 100 suicide attempts.

America’s Got Talent – But, No Educational Opportunities

Many struggling Americans, especially people of color, are faced with the systematic theft of a good education

When the Teachers Bully the Kids

With budget cuts pushing good teachers out, look for a rise of bad teachers permeating the system

Obama Says “Bullying is Not a Rite of Passage”

Today the Obama Administration demonstrated its commitment to ensuring no more lives are needlessly lost by hosting a White House Conference on Bullying Prevention.

President Obama’s ‘Conversation’ with Youth Covers Wealth of Current Issues

President Barack Obama spent an informative hour on Thursday fielding questions from a group of young people.

Feds Get Bullish About Bullying

The good news is that “bullying” is now a federal issue. Administrators, teachers and lawmakers finally reached a point of zero tolerance on the issue after years of trivializing it as “kids being kids.” That’s an impressive step of policy fortitude. [S]omewhat troubling is the length of time it took to recognize the problem within a federal framework and how it only gained attention once its headlining victims were of a certain socio-economic and racial background.