Tag Archives: bullying

Why It Gets Better: Anti-Bullying Legislation in Montana

From the Billings Gazette: HELENA — It took more than 10 years, several proposals and countless stories from young people who have suffered, but on Tuesday, Montana joined every other state in the nation with an anti-bullying law. Democratic Gov. … Continue reading

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Bullying, Discipline and LGBTQ Persons of Color

The Huffington Post reports on two issue brief released in October 2014 from the GSA Network and Crossroads Collaborative groups that show Lesbian Gay Bisexual,  Transgender and  Questioning youths of color experience bullying and discipline in disproportionate numbers: The groups began conducting their research … Continue reading

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Young People’s Priorities on LGBT Issues Vary

UChicagoNews reports that a national survey has revealed that the priorities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth on what are the most important gay rights issues vary. The survey results compiled by The Black Youth Project and entitled … Continue reading

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Quotes of the Day: Bullying, Backpacks and Gender Politics

…I have a son who is seven and carries a Monster High backpack to school everyday. I guess it’s a “girls backpack.” I mean, it’s marketed mostly to girls, but he has never needed a vagina to operate it, so … Continue reading

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Sneaker Giant Nike Donates 200K to LGBT Sports Coallition

From THINKPROGRESS: Earlier this year, Nike, the world’s largest sporting apparel company and an absolute icon in sports, launched a line of shoes and other products meant to promote LGBT equality in sports. The #BeTrue line wasn’t just a marketing … Continue reading

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Heckled During The Laramie Project Performance

The Laramie Project is a play about centered around the reaction of the townspeople of Laramie, Wyoming to the beating and murder of Matthew Shepard, a University of Wyoming gay youth. During a performance of the play at University of … Continue reading

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The Ripple Effect of Bullying

I attended a bullying panel event where they talked about the ripples effect of bullying. It doesn’t effect just the person being bullied or even the bully, but it has an effect on those around them: family, friends, classmates, etc. … Continue reading

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