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Stand Up! – Don’t Stand for Homophobic Bullying

[Audio: English; Captions: none] Despite the lack of captions, what’s going on is very clear in this lovely clip. From the information at Youtube: Irish anti homophobic bullying advertisement, created as part of BeLonG To Youth Services annual Stand Up! … Continue reading

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Kids bully because their mothers… Uh… wait…

I spotted this interesting article the other day: Kids who think Dad works too much more likely to bully. Research by Vanderbilt University sociologist Andre Christie-Mizell showed some interesting correlations: Our behavior is driven by our perception of our world, … Continue reading

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CA DMV bully quits job

Spotted this in my local paper today: The DMV clerk who was under investigation for sending hate mail to a transgender customer vilifying her sex change has quit his job as of last Wednesday. Thomas Demartini had been on paid … Continue reading

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what happens when we infiltrate government…

We start sponsoring critically necessary legislation. Even in small bits, adding them up reaches a critical point: In California, a [n]ew bill requires gay history in textbooks to fight bullying Openly gay state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, introduced a … Continue reading

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a culture of bullying

Explaining American schools’ gay bullying epidemic: In a Q&A session with Stuart Biegel, author of “The Right to be Out,”, made this point, which I think explains how bullying — which is most certainly not a new thing, as the … Continue reading

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school and police bullying

Interesting study making the rounds: Criminal-Justice and School Sanctions Against Nonheterosexual Youth: A National Longitudinal Study. The researchers found that LGBT youth were at more risk of police and school sanctions than their heterosexual peers, for the same sorts of … Continue reading

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