Tag Archives: bullying

Ask.fm and Social Media in General — Another Heads-Up for Adults

I know that the issue of kids being bullied while using Last.fm — six teens have committed suicide, [reportedly] after being bullied on the site — is not new news., but it’s relatively new to me. I’m no Luddite, but … Continue reading

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Children Should Not Be a Debate

I’ve reposted and commented on posts from Raising My Rainbow, by Lori about her family and her gender-noncoforming son, C.J. It’s a wonderfully written — funny, touching, informative — chronicle of their day-to-day journey and the hurdles they face (and … Continue reading

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It’s Hard Enough for an LGBT Kid Without Adding Forced Outing to the Mix

What is it with the extreme right? If their efforts to undermine the rights of some fall short of their expectations, they just move on to target someone else? Someone with less clout or who’s more vulnerable? That seems to … Continue reading

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Positively Pizza

Let’s hear it for people who do the right thing and take a peaceful stand against hate and bullying. Let’s make last weekend’s crowd and staff at Mikey’s Late Night Slice in Columbus, Ohio an example for all of us … Continue reading

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A Wish for Parental Understanding and Support for All Children

Another must-read from CJ’s mom: Dear C.J.’s Kindergarten Teacher. I’ve posted a couple of other pieces from Raising My Rainbow because I always find the words of C.J.’s mom touching, informative, inspiring and sometimes humorous, too. ¬†This posting, a letter … Continue reading

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Insensitive (In)justice — Salt in the Wounds

New Jersey has done it again. After giving Darhun Ravi a slap on the wrist for his invasion of Tyler Clementi’s privacy and disregard for common rules of kindness and decency, Ravi’s leaving prison. Ten days early. For good behavior. … Continue reading

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