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Anti Bullying Laws

RIP Amanda Todd: Cult Favorite Singer/Songwriter Amanda Palmer Writes Post In Memory Of Bullied Teen

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.06.2013 | Teen

Amanda Palmer's most recent crusade started with a simple Google search. The former Dresden Dolls frontwoman has amassed a massive social media fol...

Teen Beauty Queen And Former Victim Of Bullying Turns The Tables On Her Tormenters

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.31.2012 | Teen

Striking a blow against bullies everywhere, an inspirational teen impressed the judges and bested 15 other finalists to take home the Miss Teen USA cr...

Boy Hangs Himself After Bullies Tease Him About Dead Father

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.31.2012 | Education

Joel Morales, a 12-year-old student in East Harlem, New York City, hanged himself after bullies at school taunted him for his size, intelligence and t...

Katy Hall

Anti-Bullying Laws Challenged By Christian Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Anti-bullying legislation may seem unlikely to spark controversy, but there are groups working to overturn new laws in the name of religious freedom. ...

Bullying Prevention Bill OKed By State Human Rights Commission

Posted 03.01.2012 | Chicago

Legislation calling for a bullying prevention policy in Illinois was approved this week by the Illinois Human Rights Commission. The proposal (Hous...

Report: Bullying Not Direct Cause Of Truancy, Schools Can Support Victims

Posted 02.16.2012 | Education

School bullying does not directly cause more students to skip school, but challenges to the underlying social and emotional complexities exist, new re...

Celebrities Perform At Anti-Bullying Event

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.06.2011 | Education

Celebrities were out in full force at Sunday night's annual Trevor's Project anti-bullying event, the Los Angeles Times' "Ministry of Gossip" blog rep...

Students Use 'Glee' For Anti-Bullying Flash Mob

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education

If you didn't already have a reason to love flash mobs, you certainly do now! In Alberta, Canada, 150 students and staff from St. Albert Catholic ...

10-Year-Old Hanged Herself To Escape Bullying

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.14.2011 | Education

A few weeks ago, 10-year-old Ashlynn Conner told her mother she was being bullied at Ridge Farm Elementary School and in her neighborhood in Ridge Far...

Colbert Slams Anti-Bullying Law

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Stephen Colbert poked fun at a bill passed in the Michigan State Senate, which allows bullying as long it is rooted in a "sincerely held religious b...

Audio Recording Reveals Teachers Bullying Special Needs Girl

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

"No wonder you don't have friends." "No wonder nobody likes you." Most would assume comments like those were the result of your typical playgrou...

Compromise For Michigan Anti-Bullying Bill?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.07.2012 | Education

After the controversial anti-bullying bill, "Michael's Safe School Law," passed in the Michigan senate last week, it was met with a whirlwind of criti...

"This Is Worse Than Doing Nothing. It's A... License To Bully."

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.04.2012 | Education

A bill aimed at ending bullying has passed in the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate, but ignited a somewhat emotional wave of criticism among Demo...

Why Parents Should Both Monitor And Empower Kids Using Social Media

Tina Barseghian | Posted 06.16.2011 | Education
Tina Barseghian

With guidance and support -- and with parents to set examples of what they think is appropriate -- kids can learn their place and their responsibility as part of a worldwide online community.