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Urgent – Stop Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

This is a must-read — and a must act — piece. What this bill, if enacted, would do to Tennessee students in the immediate future is horrible. The precedence it would set for other schools, and for other children and … Continue reading

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Think Before Taking Action — Sound Advice from Rutgers

I came across this Daily Targum opinion piece — Think before taking action – The Daily Targum: Columnists. — written by a Rutgers University senior in response to the verdict in the Dharun Ravi case.   I was struck by — and … Continue reading

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A Challenge for All of Us — A Call to Kindness

Wow, the trend of kids reaching out on social media for reinforcement, help, encouragement, and/or attention continues. This time, and in a really frightening way, on Youtube with teens asking if they are ugly … and many of the responses … Continue reading

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Some Bullies Suspended in East Amherst, NY. And?

Some of Jamey Rodemeyer’s bullies have been suspended from school.  The freshman killed himself in September after being harassed because of his sexual orientation.  As I’ve said before, I don’t advocate “throwing the book” at these kids or making an … Continue reading

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