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Amanda Todd

Interrupting the Cycle of Slut-Shaming -- Slut: A Documentary Film Previews at CatalystCon

Nina Flores | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Nina Flores

We can start with our own spheres of influence, whether at work, at school or among friends. How will you start the conversation among your friends? What strategies will you use to point out slut-shaming when you see it?

What Rehtaeh Parsons' Death Teaches Us About Rape as a Conformity

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime
Soraya Chemaly

Why are so many boys so sure they can get away with rape? Or learning that their status is enhanced by sharing photo-documentary evidence of their actions? As one boy asked at a recent talk I gave: "How is forwarding a picture a girl sends me of herself different from forwarding a picture of my toaster?"

Elizabeth Perle

Why We Shoudn't Be Giving Parents A 'Pass' On Bullying

HuffingtonPost.com | Elizabeth Perle | Posted 03.27.2013 | Parents

Bullying is a hard subject for people of any age to read about. We are deeply moved and disturbed by stories about children who are in emotional or ph...

Where Do We Draw the Line With Bullying?

Mallika Chopra | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Mallika Chopra

Kids can be mean. Perhaps it's part of their exploration of boundaries and their power in social circles. As parents, we can teach our own kids the importance of kindness, respect and treating others as we want them to be treated. And, we can guide them to stand up to bullies.

Teen Takes Own Life After Being 'Viciously Bullied'

Posted 10.30.2012 | Education

A 13-year-old girl took her own life over the weekend after enduring "vicious online bullying," reports say. According to the Irish Independent, Er...

Cyberbullying Rarely Sole Cause of Teen Suicide

Posted 10.25.2012 | Parents

By: Michael Gowan, TechNewsDaily contributor Published: 10/25/2012 08:37 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily When 15-year-old Amanda Todd committed suicide ...

Bullycide: A Father's Heart-Wrenching Letter to His Son's Tormentors

Jonathan Hewitt | Posted 12.23.2012 | Parents
Jonathan Hewitt

Six years ago, 13-year-old Steven Urry hanged himself in his bedroom closet after being tormented by bullies.

Tracing Kody Maxson, Amanda Todd's Alleged Online Blackmailer

Vice.com | Posted 10.17.2012 | Crime

The story behind Amanda Todd’s suicide has become even more convoluted and concerning, thanks to the vigilante efforts of a small New Jersey-based s...

Amanda Todd Suicide: Schools Need Support Systems, Too

Eva Shang | Posted 12.17.2012 | Teen
Eva Shang

We can watch Perks of Being a Wallflower or read about Amanda Todd's death and shake our heads despairingly. Or we can collectively ensure that our youth have the guidance and support they need to thrive.

His Name Was Steven: A 13-Year-Old Victim of Bullycide

Jonathan Hewitt | Posted 12.16.2012 | Parents
Jonathan Hewitt

"We knew who beat him up. We knew who locked him in a cupboard. We knew who had held his head under water in a sink. So why hadn't we told anyone?"

Hackers Identify Alleged Cyberbully Who Tormented Amanda Todd

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology

Hacktivist group Anonymous has reportedly tracked down the man who bullied Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old Canadian girl who committed suicide after suffer...

Heartbreaking Story Ends With Suicide

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.12.2012 | Crime

Amanda Todd, a Vancouver-area teenager who posted a story to YouTube last month about being cyber-bullied, was found dead Wednesday night in Coquitlam...