Tag Archives: teens

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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Connecting the Dots Beautifully: Same Love

One of the most touching and beautiful songs I’ve heard in a while. Play it from the rooftops, play it for the kids. Play it for anyone and everyone who will listen. Call me preachy, if you will. I’ve been … Continue reading

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For Educators, Parents, Students and Others: Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference

Thanks to Raising My Rainbow for this great information. Philadelphia area educators, parents, students, and anyone else interested in making schools safe for LGBT kids, this might be the conference for you. Arcadia University – 2013 Creating Safe and Welcoming … Continue reading

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The Complexities of Being/Coming Out, and, Why It’s Important When Pro Athletes Speak Up

Pretty much everyone , I think, has heard at least a murmuring about the college kid who was kicked off his North Dakota football team (see the Huffington Post’s article on Kuntz .  Jamie Kuntz says it was because he’s … 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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More Proof, If You Still Needed It

Between the cuts to women’s health programs across the country (look no further than right here in Pennsylvania, where our “dear” old Governor Corbett has disproportionately cut programs for women and children), the assault on women’s right to choose, from … Continue reading

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