It starts at the top. No one is immune to online harassment. From high-profile celebrities to politicians of all ideologies and from all-star athletes to ordinary parents, everyone is vulnerable when it comes to cyberwarfare.
We need to make clear connections between gender inequality, sexism, and the harassment experienced by LGBTQ and gender non-conforming kids -- including girls who express sexual agency. Student activism can be a useful tool for bringing awareness to schools.
Kids may not always recognize teasing as bullying. Some kids also may be too embarrassed or ashamed to talk to their parents about it. That's why it's important to talk about online and digital behavior before your child starts interacting with others online and with devices.
26. Sit next to someone who's alone at a work meeting, a school function, an event, a yoga class.
Child abuse is the most preventable youth sport injury. Physical, emotional and sexual abuse should not be the price children have to pay to play competitive sports. The status quo should and must be changed.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month -- a time to think about how all of us can combat bullying, harassment and cruelty online and off. One thing we can all do, of course, is to strive to not be part of the problem.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There is a sea of pink wherever we look representing the fight against this terrible disease that has affected many people and their families and has taken the lives of even more.
Statistics show that 2 in 50 Americans have a BFRB. However, the real number may be much higher. Many people are too embarrassed or ashamed to admit they have a BFRB and go to great lengths to hide their behavior from family, friends, and medical professionals.
Being transgender is not a "lifestyle choice;" rather, it is just one more beautiful, normal variation of being human. Having the support of family is the number one way to prevent depression and suicide among transgender youth. Every child deserves to be loved and supported unconditionally.
If you've been through that awkward phase in life know as adolescence, you've most likely felt isolated at one time or another. I had a miserable time most of my high school years.
They came tearing down the driveway, waving their skinny-as-toothpick arms, yelling. For a split second I thought they were excited, but as they drew ...
What happens when the bullying occurs in your own family? What happens when a mother-in-law bullies her daughter-in-law? Bullying comes in many different forms and is often displayed differently depending on the people involved and the relationship they have to one another.
Stevens delivers his message with the grace of sandpaper, which rubs some wrong. However, if one looks through the harsh critique he offers those in power, one starts to see the absurdities that Stevens points out.
It's a painful question that we all have to ask ourselves. Most of us have heard the horrifying statistic that one third of Americans are one paycheck away from being homeless. As the economy shifts from industrial to informational and from local to global, we will see more workers displaced. What are you doing to safeguard yourself and your family?
Any student can become the victim of hazing. And any student and parent can become a powerful force in the national movement to end hazing. There are a number of organizations devoted to promoting hazing awareness and prevention.
We claim we want to be treated equally as gay people, but then, in 2015, with much more acceptance in the culture, we still ask for special treatment of gay and bisexual public figures while every aspect of the sex lives of heterosexual public figures is dissected every day. We can't have it both ways any longer.