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The LGBT Members of Toronto Police Department’s Video to “STOP. BULLYING. NOW”: Watch

  (Because I am shallow, some notable cuties from video above) STOP.BULLYING.NOW. Toronto Police LGBT Members Speak Out Against Bullying The Toronto Police Service believes no one should be bullied, for any reason. This video features civilian and uniform members of the Toronto Police Service – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) members – speaking directly […]

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Bad Behavior Online: Bullying, Trolling & Free Speech: Food for Thought Video

Term of the day:  Online disinhibition effect – “The core concept of the Online Disinhibition Effect refers to a loosening (or complete abandonment) of social restrictions and inhibitions that would otherwise be present in normal face-to-face interaction during interactions with others on the Internet.” Wikipedia The internet is a powerful tool for communication, but it can sometimes […]

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Ben Cohen and Ginger Prince Harry Stand Proud with StandUp Against Bullying Jersey (Photo)

We made have just died and gone to supposed heaven! Ben Cohen says on his FACEBOOK PAGE, Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, The world’s first foundation dedicated to anti-bullying www.standupfoundation.com: “Played against Prince Harry at football. Harry is a great supporter of StandUp. Ben” The individual love we have for each of these men and that combined is hard to […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles Joins with the It Gets Better Project for a Nationwide Tour

Sing your hearts out men, make us proud (we already are!). For several years, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has used music to share with high school students the importance of fairness and equality through their educational anti-bullying Alive Music Project. Now Executive Director Thom Lynch has announced a new collaboration with the It Gets Better Project and […]

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The Trevor Project PSA with Daniel Radcliffe [OFFICIAL]

“I’m Daniel Radcliffe and I believe that reaching out for help is the bravest thing a person can do. If you are struggling and need support, call The Trevor Lifeline at 1.866.488.7386. It’s free, confidential and trained counselors are there to listen 24/7 without judgment. To learn more about The Trevor Project’s lifesaving work for […]

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Victim of Brutal LGBT Bullying in Ohio School Tells His Story (Video)

Last fall, the brutal, unprovoked beating of Zach, an openly gay student at Unioto High School in Chillicothe, Ohio, made national headlines when a video of the incident went viral online. Today, the ACLU is releasing a new video that features Zach and his mom, Becky Collins. Zach and Becky describe years of unending discrimination and harassment […]

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‘Think Before You Speak,’ Anti-Gay Bullying Campaign Produced By GLSEN, To Air At Super Bowl (VIDEO)

Just the basics, ‘Think Before You Speak!’ Madonna’s highly-anticipated halftime show has been hyped as “bringing gay” to the Super Bowl, but a series of public service announcements will ensure other aspects of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) life are emphasized during the big game. The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network(GLSEN) will share its new PSA […]

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GLSEN Releases Groundbreaking Study of Bias, Bullying and Homophobia in Grades K-6

“Playgrounds and Prejudice: Elementary School Climate in the United States” First National Study to Look at Homophobia, Gender Nonconformity in Elementary Schools. Gender Nonconforming Students at Particular Risk for Bullying, Many Teachers Unprepared to Address Issues of Gender Expression, LGBT Families www.glsen.org On February 1, join GLSEN for an in-depth look at the study findings from […]