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Where Courage is Found

Eliza Byard | Posted 10.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Eliza Byard

These days, I find that I feel greatest urgency not because I myself am a lesbian, but because I am a mother, an education advocate and someone fighting for a brighter future for so many young people who lack the opportunity to thrive.

The Bully in Us

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 09.10.2012 | Education
Adam Kirk Edgerton

The unfortunate truth is that bullying is a cornerstone of human nature. Whether it's a product of evolution, genetics or society is beyond me to say, but its prevalence suggests that there is a bully in all of us.

Honoring Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover's Memory

Sirdeaner Walker | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Sirdeaner Walker

No mother should have to go through the pain of a child suffering so much that they take their own life, particularly when we know how to help prevent some of that suffering. It's time to make schools safe for all kids.

Getting to the Roots of Hate Crime

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

If we are serious about protecting people from violence and crime simply because of their group identities, we must also take seriously their right to equality in the home, workplace, and school.

Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Commits Suicide Over Anti-Gay Taunts

ABC News | SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover was 11-- hardly old enough to know his sexuality and yet distraught enough to hang himself last week after school bullies re...