#GMPChat: LGBT Youth and Bullying

LGBT Youth and Bullying

How can we create safe spaces for LGBT youth in school and their communities? Join our #GMPChat on Twitter Wednesday, October 22nd 9:00pm Est.

With Football and Hazing, History Repeats Itself

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Brian Harmon follows up our Sayreville coverage and urges us to also look backward as we chart a path forward.

Abercrombie Making a Switch? I’m Not Buying It

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A&F supporting anti-bullying efforts and championing allies all sounds good until you review its track record … and the cognitive dissonance begins.

“Mom, You’re a Bully.”

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What are we teaching our kids when we don’t practice what we preach about bullying?

What’s Unusual About Sayreville’s Locker Room Sexual Assaults? Nothing.

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Michael Kasdan explores what this rape-by-hazing says about boys and masculinity . . . and ourselves.

The 7 Words that Changed a High School Bully

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“I thought you were better than that.” These words were life-changing for Joseph Bardin.

I Hate Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Doyin Richards shares how he believes bullying can be stopped once and for all.

To the Trolls of the Internet

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Artist Shane Koyczan speaks to the trolls we’ve all had to face.

First Article on Derek Jeter’s New Site: Quarterback, Recovering Bully and Senior Editor Russell Wilson Pulls Back The Curtain

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There’s some new competition in the world of sports writing, in the form of Derek Jeter, Russell Wilson and crew. Here’s why The Players Tribune is a relevant and welcome addition to the conversation.

Anti-Gay Bullying at School, but Not Like We Expected

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Some people think using “gay” as a slur isn’t that big of a deal. This mother of three sons disagrees.

8 Things Parents of Trans Kids Want You to Know

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Brynn Tannehill shares experiences from the parents of transgender children.

What I Learned About Pancakes and Bullies From My Son With Down Syndrome

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She thought she was protecting her son, but she learned he had a protection all his own.

Confession

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Speaking for men who are drawn to violence, Ed Harkness writes compellingly on “why we love the vein of coal /inside us” in this recollection of a harrowing bullying episode.

The National Football League: Too Big To Fail?

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Michael Kasdan wonders what will happen as morality continues to collide with the sports entertainment complex we call The National Football League. Do fans care enough to really care?

Bullying: Your Kids Are Keeping Mum

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David Kanegis calls for teachers and parents to really play an active role in the prevention and ending of bullying.

Why I Hate Bullies

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His school days are years in the past, but cruel comments by unthinking teens bring the pain of bullying back for Michael Copperman.