Fighting Spirit: When Tables Turn On the Bully

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This is the world we’re giving you, kids. A world in which one or more people will video what’s happening instead of helping.

What Will You Do to End the Silence?

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The Day of Silence is an event to address the problem of the bullying, harrasment, and silencing of LGBT students. The twist? This event is student led.

What About the Other Words Kids Hear Every Day?

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A lot of attention is given to the big, bad words. But what about the other slights and insults that kids hear everyday?

Balancing Hope and Fear Raising a Gender Non-Conforming Son

Balancing Hope and Fear Raising a Gender Non-Conforming Son

Lisa Keating of The Next Family reflects on the recent story of a young boy driven to attempt suicide after being bullied for liking “My Little Pony” and her own concerns about her gender non-conforming son.

Watch Wil Wheaton Explain to a 7-Year-Old How to Stay True to Oneself When Bullied

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Actor Wil Wheaton gives a thought provoking advice to a seven years old asking him how to deal with people that bully her for being a “nerd”.

#YouCantBreakMe: These Bullying Victims Prove You Have To Go Through It To Get Through It (Video)

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Many ‘beautiful’ people have battled through ugly pasts. In this video, you’ll see their testimonies.

How Being A Momma’s Boy Is Totally Bad Ass

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Himay Zepeda has been called a momma’s boy, and he totally digs that. Here’s why.

There’s a Chance Your Daughter Could Become Your Son

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Andy Behrman reminds us that while children’s gender identity might surprise you, their need for love and support will not.

“It’s an amazing thing to discover the child you once were is still there.”

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Tweet This comment is by Luke Davis on the post I Was That Boy. I Am This Man. I wrote a poem about much the same thing. Its an amazing thing to discover the child you once were is still there and still as awesome as he once was. Where is that boy There is […]

Men Should Stand Up to Rapists, Not Befriend Them

Leah Parsons, Rehtaeh Parsons Glen Canning,

There is a stigma attached to rape. A stigma centuries old, created by devils, used against their victims to hide awful deeds. It’s time to put that stigma where it belongs.

How to Prevent Children with Special Needs from Being Bullied

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Jamie Utt sits down with Amy Lewis, who is a first grade teacher with an autistic son.

What if YOUR Kid is the Bully???

No one wants to hear that their kid is a bully.

Tanya Dodd-Hise of The Next Family was faced with a dilemma when she was informed that her son was bullying others.

What’s In a Name: When Brothers Bully

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Our stereotypical image of a bully is an outsider, a stranger, a mean kid at school. But that wasn’t Jonathan Curelop’s experience.

The Disgusting Revelations of The NFL’s Bullying Investigation

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Michael Kasdan delves into the detailed factual accounts of the Investigative Report of the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin bullying incidents, and asks whether and why we must accept and condone crass boorish behavior from professional athletes.

It’s Never Okay To Say ‘Gay’ When You Really Mean ‘Stupid’

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How well-meaning parents support bullying by not addressing inappropriate comments made in their presence by other people’s kids.

Boys Shouldn’t Have to Be Boys

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At least not in the way the NFL’s report on bullying in the Miami Dolphins’ locker room would seem to suggest. For all of their detailed description of the harassment Jonathan Martin endured, investigators still placed that behavior within a framework of stereotype that fosters it.