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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 08.02.2012 | Gay 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.


Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Bullying can happen in various forums and to individuals of all ages. Those without a voice, children, teenagers, the physically and mentally challenged, and the shy and timid are all vulnerable and in need of protection.

Middle School, Bully and What We Should Do Now

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Several parts of this documentary made me bristle with fury. I felt both protective of these helpless victims and angry that the adults in charge were mostly dismissive.

Chicken-Hearted Bullies And Lionhearted Girls

Rev. Peter Baldwin Panagore | Posted 06.23.2012 | Religion
Rev. Peter Baldwin Panagore

In a town far away, in a town anywhere, out on a rural road. This story is true, and stories like it occur every day.

The Rise of the Social Change Film, Stand in My Shoes

Anna Reeves | Posted 06.22.2012 | Impact
Anna Reeves

Through our film project, Stand In My Shoes, we're taking a hard look at empathy. We're asking, how important is it? What are its limits, especially when pitted against the competing interest of self-preservation?

Why So Snarky to Those Trying to Make a Difference?

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Toni Nagy

If you are an unapologetic capitalist you will suffer less public scrutiny than if you are someone who is trying to do something meaningful with your life. The focus morphs from the meaning of the message to suspicions of opportunistic motives.

Middle School Bully's Paralyzing Punch Nets $4.2 Million Settlement

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

RAMSEY, N.J. — A New Jersey school district has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit by a middle school student who was paralyzed when...

Yes, We Are Talking About It More! That's the Good News about Bullying

Signe Whitson | Posted 06.18.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

The media's recent focus on bullying has given untold numbers of victims -- past and present -- a voice to share their experiences, now that they finally realize that they are not alone.

Bullying: It Never Gets Better, But We Do

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 06.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Charles Karel Bouley

I'm glad I was bullied. There, I've said it. I've broken the politically correct cardinal rule; yes, Lady Gaga is gagging right now. Now, I didn't e...

Bullied To Death In America

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

I went to see Bully this past weekend, and even now I find myself deeply affected. I cried for the parents who have lost their children to bullying, I cried for the bullied subjects in the film, and I cried for myself, having gone through an amplified version of all of this years ago.