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Bullying Is a Weapon of Mass Destruction

Stuart Chaifetz | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Stuart Chaifetz

"Have a good day at school." Such an innocent, innocuous phrase, yet last year when I said that to my son, Akian, when the school bus arrived in the morning, it sent him into a spiraling panic.

In an Age of Internet Cruelty, 5 Rules of Netiqutte For Kids

Signe Whitson | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Here are five "Stop and Think" rules I offer to parents as they are first teaching their kids about netiquette.

Bullies Learn from their Parents

Eva Glettner | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

They watch the way you snicker with your friends or make off-handed comments about the way that someone looks. They absorb everything. You are their first teacher. You are their role model. You are their everything. This is a huge responsibility.

Bully or Best Friend?

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 11.29.2012 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

In real life, your child's tormentor might be a 6-year-old girl sporting dimples and a laugh that peals like a church bell. And your child might not flee from her, but instead run into her arms for a hug, ready to play, hoping every time that it won't devolve into intimidation and hurt feelings.

The Bully at Work

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

When we talk about bullies, we typically place them at school. Bullying in school and its devastating impact on those who are bullied has made its way into mainstream consciousness. But bullying doesn't stop at the school level.

The First Bell Has Rung! 4 Rules to Help Your Student STANd Up to Bullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

In these early days of August and September classes, would-be bullies are getting a feel for who they think might be an easy mark in the class.

Attacking PR Support: An Ugly Look at How Clients Bully Publicists Behind the Scenes

C. Cryn Johannsen | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
C. Cryn Johannsen

Clients do not always treat publicists with respect. Since a publicist works closely with a client, the relationship is often tighter than other professional relationships.

Why Hollywood Studios Fear Political Content

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.

Teen Olympic Weightlifter Responds To Twitter Bullies

The | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 07.25.2012 | Teen

Eighteen-year-old Olympic weightlifter Zoe Smith is one of the strongest young women in the world. But the British athlete is emotionally tough, too, ...

The Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

The caucus seeks to engage and empower each constituency involved in the anti-bullying movement. We need innovative solutions to combat bullying, ones that protect our children, our peers, our seniors.

We Need To Raise Resilient Children

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Shane Paul Neil

As a child I was beaten by bullies, robbed by bullies, humiliated by bullies. I learned to fight back -- sometimes physically, sometimes with words, and occasionally with pranks. Do I advocate violence among children? No -- no more than I advocate violence anywhere. I do advocate wit and resiliency.

Why We Can't 'Just Say No' to Bullying

Debra Chasnoff | Posted 09.08.2012 | Education
Debra Chasnoff

In our quick fix, short attention span culture, shaking a finger is not enough. Just like the much-parodied mantra of the '80s and '90s to "Just Say No" to drugs, simply saying "Stop Bullying" will never change deeply entrenched cultural attitudes.

I'm a Bully, and So Are You

Meredith Fineman | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Meredith Fineman

The kids tear into Klein with a group mentality that is not only frightening, but familiar to many. Harvey Weinstein put out Bully to examine the trend of bullying in schools, and what can be done to stop it. But can we actually stop it? Or are we just a nation of mean?

One Teen's Big Petition To 'Find Nemo' A Natural Habitat

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.15.2012 | Teen

Every Disney fan remembers the classic "Finding Nemo" line: "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming!" But according to 17-year-old Katie Emmons, the f...

Understanding Kids Who Bully

Sandra Dupont | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Sandra Dupont

Bullying is a learned behavior. Some people bully in an attempt to feel more powerful. Conversely, people with healthy self-esteem seldom consciously choose to hurt others.

Bullying: No More Fear

Megan Kelley Hall | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Megan Kelley Hall

It takes just one person to stand up to a bully, and within a few minutes, the bullying will end. It takes just one person to make someone feel needed, to make a teen feel like he is not utterly alone.

The Gay Selma

River Front Times | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gay kids have long been a target of bullying. Until recently incidents could be laughed off as "pranks," and no one suffered any consequences -- excep...

How Our Society Has Manifested the Bullying Epidemic

Amy Weber | Posted 07.27.2012 | Home
Amy Weber

Bullying is a multi-layered epidemic. It's like a disease that cultivates and feeds off of the bloodline of social acceptance and like-minded opinion, fueled by fear and pain so deep, it is subconscious. But where exactly does bullying originate?

The Anti-Bullying Movement: What's Next

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents
Rep. Mike Honda

The American Dream is first ignited in the classroom, and bullying is a clear and present danger to our nation's safety, spirit and competitiveness. Each educator and campus leader has a key role to play in the national mission to create a safe environment for each child.

WATCH: Bully Cats Attack Peace-Loving Dogs

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 05.16.2012 | Comedy

Nobody likes a bully. But when they have sharp claws, fangs and a nasty look in their soulless feline eyes, well, it’s just that much worse. This is...

Lee Hernandez

'90210' Star Michael Steger Reveals He Was Bullied As A Child: 'You Feel Like You're Going To Die' (EXCLUSIVE) | Lee Hernandez | Posted 02.20.2013 | Latino Voices

On the CW's hit series "90210," (Tuesdays, 8/7c), Michael Steger plays Navid Shirazi, a rich and confident college student who dates gorgeous girls li...

Fighting Back Against the Bullies

George Heymont | Posted 05.13.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Despite the tendency of many Americans to think that the whole world revolves around them, the phenomenon of bullying takes place in any society where power games lead to one person attempting to dominate another.

Lord of the Flies? In Abundance

Mike Lux | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Romney went from being the big bully in his high school, to being the cavalier dad who made the family dog ride on top of the car even when it was making him sick, to being the "vulture capitalist" at Bain Capital.

That Girl From High School Writes

Ann Bauer | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Ann Bauer

If I had one message for all those kids out there, it would be this: I was a hopeless, miserable kid, every single day, for the first 15 years of my life. Then I escaped. And my life has been interesting and satisfying and sporadically fantastic ever since.

Documentary on Workplace Bullying Presents a Different View

Janice Harper | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Janice Harper

Kevin Morrissey's death cannot be undone, and no suicide is ever fully understood. But What Killed Kevin? provides a starting point for understanding workplace aggression.