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Bully Documentary

'Bully' Documentary Gets Its Own CNN Documentary

Posted 02.28.2013 | Parents

A bully’s worst fear is revenge, so it’s special when a victim of bullying can turn those slurs and taunts into nationwide popularity. Alex Lib...

BULLY Movie: Moving Away from a Place of Crisis

Zach Veach | Posted 07.26.2012 | Teen
Zach Veach

As a kid who was bullied in the public school system, I hope we can move away from dealing with bullying from a place of crisis and instead guide a bullying strategy rather than accepting it.

'Bully' Is A Wake-Up Call... For Adults

Carrie Jacobs, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carrie Jacobs, Ph.D.

The film offers our youth nothing but a painful look at what they already see and feel almost daily. It poignantly highlights to young people how invisible their lives can be to adults, and just how unsupportive and inattentive adults can be.

Bully My Child, Please

Rick Newman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Rick Newman

Kids need to suffer. At least a little. That's how innocent and vulnerable children evolve into durable, resilient adults.

Bully Will Disturb You and Give You Hope, But Ultimately It Misses the Mark

Ashley Bryan | Posted 06.09.2012 | College
Ashley Bryan

I fear instead that those demographics not reflected in the film -- basically everyone except simple small-town folks -- will leave the theater troubled by what they've seen but ultimately detached from the issue.

'Bully' Gets 'Girl'

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

The gender binary and its relationship to bullying may be an elusive and challenging concept for many, because it requires us to self-reflect, examine our own expectations, and perhaps even change some of them. No one wants to feel he or she is part of the problem. But we are, all of us.

Will 'Bully' Get PG-13 Recut?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment

The "Bully" ratings battle looks to have one more round. According to the Los Angeles Times, The Weinstein Company might release a new, PG-13 version ...

Film Review: Bully

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Controversy aside, Bully is powerful enough from the point of view that it touches a very important social issue that has grown to the point where it's also an educational one and well as a community one.

Can 'Titans' Take Out 'Hunger Games'?

Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment

This Friday, the "Fairest of Them All" battle kicks off with the release of Relativity's "Mirror, Mirror." While the film is getting a head start on t...

Celebrities Show Their Support For 'Bully' Movie

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

Lee Hirsch's highly anticipated documentary "Bully" follows several families who have been affected by bullying. The families in the film are hardly a...

Harvey Weinstein Will Release Bully Unrated

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Lee Hirsch and Cynthia Lowen's documentary Bully opens with the dead-eyed gaze of a man, a father, talking about the suicide of his son, a victim of bullying.

'Bully' Will Get Released Without Rating

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Entertainment

One way for The Weinstein Company to get around that pesky R-rating the Motion Picture Association of America ratings board slapped on "Bully"? Releas...

Why Words And Images Matter: The GLAAD Media Awards At Work

Mike Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Thompson

For many Americans, the only LGBT people they know are those they meet on their favorite TV shows, while at the movies, or when sitting down to read the Sunday paper. It's those same images that they take with them to the ballot box come voting time.

Give Kids the Respect They're Due

Cynthia Lowen | Posted 05.13.2012 | Education
Cynthia Lowen

If we expect middle and high school students to have the courage, integrity and strength to take on bullying, we must empower them with the respect to handle the language that honestly depicts their world.

Michelangelo Signorile

'Bully' Documentary Campaign Leader Talks Personal Bullying Experiences | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Katy Butler, the 17-year-old openly lesbian Michigan high school student whose campaign to get the Motion Picture Association of America to change the...

Why Bully's Rating Should Be Changed

Patrick Gill | Posted 05.12.2012 | Chicago
Patrick Gill

Rather than gaining press for the awards it has received, Bully is gathering attention for its R rating from the MPAA -- due to its use of six expletives. I, and many others, would like to use more than six expletives as a reaction to this.

20 Congressmen Join Petition To Drop 'R' Rating For 'Bully'

Posted 03.13.2012 | Teen

17-year-old Katy Butler's campaign to change the 'R' rating of the movie Bully to 'PG-13' made major headway last week when her petition received more...

Top 8 Flicks That Fight Bullying

Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.10.2012 | Teen

By now, you've probably heard about the controversy surrounding the documentary, 'Bully,' and its R-rating by the MPAA, but 'Bully' is not the only bu...

UPDATE: Ellen Joins The Fight For 'Bully' Documentary

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.08.2012 | Los Angeles

17-year-old Katy Butler knows what it feels like to be bullied. When she came out as a lesbian in middle school, the bullying got so bad that she ende...

Parents Petition 'Bully' R-Rating

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.05.2012 | Parents

Days after the Motion Picture Association of America denied an appeal to downgrade "Bully's" R-rating, parents, educators and other activists are peti...

MUST-SEE: Powerful New Trailer For 'Bully' Documentary

Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

The highly anticipated documentary Bully is a heartbreaking and significant window into one of the biggest issues facing today's kids and teens: Accor...

Watch The Heartbreaking And Hopeful Trailer For 'Bully' (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted 04.22.2012 | Entertainment

"Over 13 million American kids will be bullied this year," read the press notes for "Bully," an award-winning documentary set for release in March, "m...